Updated August 2021: Bancroft Minden Forest Company (BMFC), has initiated operational road clearing and harvesting effective Mon Aug 16th north and west of River Road. 3 logging roads will be opened up from River Road, and 6 landing areas will be established as shown on the map. Information also on the 10 year plan and Thomas P Murray and Gun Lake planned operations.
Forestry around the lake as of 2020
In preparation for the 2018 Turtle Season I have scheduled the following presentations and a special event.
My name is Kaleigh Norquay and I am the research coordinator for the Willis Bat Lab at the University of Winnipeg. We are looking for help promoting our program “The Neighbourhood Bat Watch” which encourages members of the public to
Bancroft-Minden In 2014-2015 harvesting will be ongoing on the east side of Harris Bay. This is a mix of clearcut, shelterwood and selection cutting. Crown land south of Kamaniskeg and west of Craigmont off Highway 517 will see selection and
Bancroft-Minden In 2013-2014 the major harvesting in and around the KAPOA area will continue around Bark Lake on both sides of Harris Bay. This will be a mix of selection, shelterwood and clearcut harvesting. Chemical tending will be taking place
Bancroft-Minden The Annual Work Schedule for 2012-2013 shows harvesting will take place around Bark Lake on Harris Bay (or Potash Lake). Some Renewal/Tending operations will occur up river from Bark Lake near Madawaska. Area 1015 west of Harris Bay will
The Annual Work Schedule for 2011-2012 does not show any significant logging or forestry maintenance operations in our area. KAPOA will continue to monitor the work schedule on an annual basis. Here are links to maps showing 2011-2012 work schedule:
On Kamaniskeg Lake we are blessed with miles and miles of undeveloped shoreline. Much of the undeveloped shoreline and land close to the lake is Crown land managed by the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR). Every 10 years a
During 2010 the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources developed new forest plans for the crown land in our area for the next 10 years (2011‐2021). KAPOA reviewed and provided feedback on the plans at that time and we continue to