Spray Lakes Sawmills (SLS) is currently seeking public input on their draft 2021 Forest Management Plan, which contains proposed logging near 12 recreational trails in the West Bragg Creek (WBC) and Moose Mountain areas. The deadline for public input to SLS is July 21, 2020. The forest harvest plan can be found at: https://www.spraylakesawmills.com/woodlands/forest-management-planning/.
A map showing the proposed new logging areas, previously logged areas (2012-14), and WBC/Moose Mountain recreational trails is available at: West Bragg and Moose Mountain Trails.
Trails that could be impacted by the proposed logging (within the next 10 years) include:
- Race of Spades
- Fullerton Loop
- Snakes & Ladders
- Ranger Summit
- Sugar Mama
- Sugar Daddy
The GBCTA, MMBTS and CMBA encourage trail users to provide their input to SLS by July 21. You may also participate in an Alberta Environment & Parks (AEP) session called “Ask An Expert”, June 25th from 1 to 4PM at https://www.facebook.com/RespectTheLand.
The June 5, 2020 SLS email regarding their draft Forest Management Plan is included below.
Thank you for your support.
GBCTA, MMBTA, and CMBA
June 5, 2020 SLS email from SLS (Spray Lakes Sawmills)
From: Jason Mogilefsky
Subject: 2021 DRAFT Forest Management Plan-we want your input
Date: June 5, 2020 at 2:04:01 PM MDT
The draft 2021 Forest Management Plan and milestone 3 information package are available on our website:
There will be 30 Alberta working days, beginning on June 5, 2020 and ending on July 21, 2020 to provide input.