The Province of BC invites public comment regarding proposed development on Crown Land for the following:
The applicant has applied for an commercial tourism Crown Land application for a 30 year License of Occupation to add heli-biking activities to its existing Crown Land tenure.
The public is invited to comment. Responses are due by July 19, 2018. If no response is received by the deadline, the application and adjudication process will move ahead.
Proponent: Blackcomb Helicopters Ltd.
Reference Number: 237115
Tenure Type: Licence Of Occupation
Intended Land Use/background context: Blackcomb Helicopters has identified 6 potential areas that could be developed for heli-biking activities (Mt Barbour, Mt Barbour South, Ogre-Owl, Mackenzie Ridge, Ipsoot Mt and Rutherford Ridge). The proponent has requested authorization to build trails. There is currently one existing trail located in the Mt Barbour area that has already been established.
Legal Description: THAT PARCEL OR TRACT OF LAND IN THE VICINITY OF DISTRICT LOTS 169, 178, 4099, AND 8693, LILLOOET DISTRICT
BCGS Mapsheet: 92J025; 92J026
Sizes (Area) in ha. (approx.): 2,531.91 +/- ha
Term of Proposal:
For additional information visit the Applications & Reasons for Decisions website at https://arfd.gov.bc.ca/ApplicationPosting/index.jsp and search by File no. 2411936. Direct link: https://arfd.gov.bc.ca/ApplicationPosting/viewpost.jsp?PostID=55367 [/box]
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]The public is invited to comment. Responses are due by July 26, 2018. If no response is received by the deadline, the application and adjudication process will move ahead.
Proponent: Berntsen Enterprises Limited
Reference Number: Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations / 2411996
Tenure Type: Licence Of Occupation
Intended Land Use/background context: The project is considered for extensive use and consists of installing a temporary structure that would provide passing accommodation for recreational users in the surrounding area and for using existing trails and resource roads for recreation activities. In winter and summer seasons, self-propelled activities such as ski touring, snowshoeing, avalanche training, hiking and possibly mountain biking are being proposed. The winter season occurring from January to March the summer season from July to September. Building a cabin in the future may be an option in which case the cabin construction will fall under intensive use and will require an amendment to the existing use if authorized.
Location: Silverdaisy Mountain. Vehicle access is from Highway 3, 38 km east of Hope, at a pullout and parking area, called Cayuse Flats. The trail access to the area is along a resource road through a corridor of Manning Provincial Park. The road generally follows the Manning Park boundary for approximately 3.5kms, after which the road moves entirely into Crown Land.
Legal Description: THAT PART OF DISTRICT LOT 1584, BEING A.M. NO. 4 MINERAL CLAIM, DISTRICT LOT 533, BEING VERNON 4 MINERAL CLAIM, DISTRICT LOT 1586, BEING A.M. MINERAL CLAIM, DISTRICT LOT 1587, BEING A.M. NO. 2 MINERAL CLAIM, DISTRICT LOT 1577, BEING A.M. NO. 3 MINERAL CLAIM, DISTRICT LOT 1585, BEING AUGUSTUS NO. 5 FRACTION MINERAL CLAIM; TOGETHER WITH THAT PARCEL OR TRACT OF LAND IN THE VICINITY OF SILVERDAISY MOUNTAIN, YDYD
BCGS Mapsheet: 92H015; 92H016Sizes (Area) in ha. (approx.): 1,852.09 ha +/-
For additional information visit the Applications & Reasons for Decisions website at https://arfd.gov.bc.ca/ApplicationPosting/index.jsp and search by File no. 2411996. Direct link: https://arfd.gov.bc.ca/ApplicationPosting/viewpost.jsp?PostID=55391[/box]
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