Timber harvesting on Hustalen IR #1 Adams Lake

The Bush Creek Fire, summer 2023, damaged timber on part of Hustalen IR #1.  The Adams Lake Nation requested a timber permit issued under section 5 of the Indian Timber Regulation to cut and sale the damaged timber.

The damaged timber will be harvested using a ground base system.

1: The construction of a 450 m. fireguard.  2: The construction of of a 460 m. new permanent access road. 3: The construction and deactivation of 450 m. of temporary skid trails, 4: the construction and deactivation of 450 m. of bladed trails.  5: the construction and deactivation of 515 m. of in-block roads.  6:  Harvesting, processing, hauling, fire hazard assessment and abatement and silviculture activities.

To suport the activities, the Nation is preparing, forestry site plans, a terrain hazard report, archeological assessment and an environmental review.



Latest update

July 15, 2024 – The public comment period on the project is closed. The Indigenous Services Canada is considering comments received to help inform its determination on whether the carrying out of the project is likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.


Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
1 Map JPG (2.6 MB) June 12, 2024


600-1138 Melville Street
Vancouver, BC.
Vancouver, British Columbia V8B 0X4
Telephone: 604-363-2763
Email: alexandre.vignola@sac-isc.gc.ca

  • Location

    • Hustalen #1 (British Columbia)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Forestry
  • Assessment Status

    In progress
  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Adams Lake
  • Authorities

    • Indigenous Services Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


This map is for illustrative purposes. The markers represent the approximate locations based on available data. More than one marker may be identified for a given assessment.

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