Active Operations

December 2016

05/12 – Road maintenance activities are planned for the later half of this week in the Squirrel Cove operating area. Select harvesting will take place in SQ 4 in the following weeks to supply on-island mills for local construction. A maximum of two days for falling is expected.

November 2016

14/11 – Road maintenance activities will be taking place in the Squirrel Cove cut blocks. Select harvesting will take place in SQ 4 in the upcoming weeks to supply on-island mills for local construction. A maximum of two days for falling is expected.

August 2016

15/08 – The Squirrel Cove operating area is closed for free use firewood harvesting due to elevated wildfire risk. The area still has a significant amount of firewood easily available and will be reopened when the wildfire risk has subsided.

July 2016

21/07 – Unprocessed firewood hauling for local orders currently underway, along with commercial firewood cutting. Areas of Squirrel Cove will be opened to free-use permits in coming weeks (2 cord max. For personal use only). Please refer back to this website for opening dates.

June 2016

01/06 – Log hauling will begin from the Squirrel Cove landing Monday, June 6.  Local orders will be delivered first. Firewood deliveries will commence following the log hauling.

May 2016

05/02 – The new main haul road in Squirrel Cove is substantially completed. Yarding is also completed in all four cut blocks, and the CFGP is working on getting logs and firewood hauled by the end of May.

March 2016

03/07 – Yarding begins at Squirrel Cove. Anyone wishing to enter the site should have clearance from the Prime Contractor or site supervisor during hours of operation (6:00am-6:00pm).  Contact Matt Cuscianna for further information (250-202-7348).

February 2016

Harvesting is underway in the Squirrel Cove operations area.