Visual Quality of a Chilliwack Cutblock

This investigation examines the harvesting of a pair of cutblocks above Lake Errock, near  Harrison Mills. A resident of Sardis was disappointed that he could see the very visible cutblocks from Chilliwack. The Ministry of Forests and Range (MFR) told the complainant that, while the visual impact of the cutblocks was not consistent with the recommended visual quality objectives for the area, it met the legal requirements. The complainant asked the Board to clarify how this could happen and to determine whether it can be prevented in the future.

July 1, 2008

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South Coast