Proposed ATV trail near Point May
Environment and Conservation Minister Joan Shea has announced the undertaking of the Point May - Northwest Pond ATV Trail.
The proposed event is relative to Part 10 Environmental Assessment of the Environmental Protection Act.
Proponent for the trail project is the Greater Lamaline Area MultiPurpose Trail Association.
The association is proposing to construct a 14.2 kilometre ATV trail from Point May to Northwest Pond on the Burin Peninsula. The trail will be three metres in width. A bridge is also proposed to be constructed over Tom Fisher Pond Brook.
Trail construction is anticipated to take approximately five months and will start upon approval.
The undertaking was registered Feb. 13 with the deadline for public comments Mar. 21 and the minister’s decision due Mar. 27.
Further information on the environmental assessment process, is available from the Director of Environmental Assessment at toll-free 1-800-563-6181 or by mail to: Director, Environmental Assessment Division, Department of Environment and Conservation, West Block, Confederation Building, Box 8700, St. John’s, A1B 4J6.
Environmental assessment information is posted on the department website at ‘www.gov.nl.ca/env’.