As an area based tenure Timberline Resources Ltd. is limited on where it can harvest and, from time to time, finds it necessary to close trails or roads for safety reasons. After a number of meetings with individuals and groups who use the the forests for recreational purposes we found that, for the most part, people are not opposed to our harvesting. They do, however, want to know when their plans need to be changed due to trail or road closures. Another concern is the fear of the unknown: how big is the opening, what silviculture system is being used and how it will impact the trail.
As outdoor enthusiasts ourselves we drew the conclusion from these meetings that there had to be a better way to communicate our plans to the general public. Hopefully, that ‘better way’ is this website, which will be routinely updated with maps that show:
If you know of any organized events, such as the BC Bike Race or
You will notice that we gate our roads for vehicle traffic. We find this necessary to prevent dumping of garbage and firewood cutting. We provide access around the gates for ATVs and other users on all of the Crown portions of the Woodlands. The private portion at the end of Daisy Road is the only area where we restrict ATVs out of respect for the neighbours. Non-
It is not only for your safety, but for our workers as well. A hand faller needs 100% concentration on the task he is doing. When someone enters his falling area this can create a distraction that can lead to serious injury or fatality.
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PLEASE OBEY SIGNAGE!
Westlake Woodlands is bordered to the south by Myrtle Point Golf Club, East Lake and Lang Creek to the East, Hamill Lake (West Lake) to the West and the Powell River Community Forest to the North.
Linking all this together are many trails and forestry roads.