Northern Rockies Regional Municipality

Community Trail Deadfall Clearing

Looking to get a little extra firewood? The Northern Rockies Regional Council is providing an opportunity for residents to access the Community Trail to harvest deadfall timber (for personal use only) on the following dates:

  • Saturday, May 12th

  • Sunday, June 10th

  • Saturday, August 25th 

  • Saturday, September 15th

  • Saturday, October 6th

  • Sunday, October 21st

Anyone wishing to participate in this opportunity is required to enroll at the Recreation Center Customer Service Desk. As part of this process participants must sign a liability waiver, and pick up an information package including a printed permit. Click on the link, if you would like to review a summary of the NRRM Trail Clearing Waiver [PDF - 103 KB] in advance. Please note that there is no cost to participate in this opportunity.  

To accommodate this event and ensure personal safety, the community trail will be closed to all pedestrian traffic from 10am-6pm on the days listed above. 

All Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) and falling equipment (i.e. chainsaws) can be used to collect this timber, in accordance with established safety guidelines/legislation.  

All participants must also follow the requirements below:

  • Post the printed permit somewhere visible or keep it on your person
  • Only deadfall timber located within the Community Trail Area Map [PDF - 1.2 MB] may be harvested.  Participants will not cut down any live trees.
  • The Community Trail will be open to ATVs for harvesting purposes only during this event.  Trucks and other motor vehicles are not permitted on the trail at any time.
  • All ATVs used on the Community Trail must be licensed and registered according to the Off Road Vehicle Act.
  • ATV’s must be parked on the side of the paved trail to allow for other users to pass by.
  • Any mess or debris created by the harvesting (especially on the paved trail itself) must be cleaned up prior to the participants leaving the area.
  • Individuals less than 19 years of age may assist in gathering timber but must not be operating any equipment.

If you have any questions about this opportunity,

 

Prior to the event, please contact:

Recreation Centre Customer Service Desk - 

250-774-2541 extension 2080 

During the event, please contact

Recreation Department on-call number -

250-774-2541 extension 2195

 

 

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