Near-urban forest and waterway patch adjacent to Blue Mountain – Birch Cove Lakes Wilderness Area
Bog and fen wetlands
Mature Red Spruce forest
Intact habitat patch in fragmented suburban landscape
Part of near-urban canoe route between Cox Lake and Nine Mile River
Enhances outdoor recreation values of Blue Mountain – Birch Cove Lakes Wilderness Area
Several kilometres of scenic undeveloped lake frontage
Hiking, hunting and fishing
Mix of mature softwood and post-fire salvage
Medium mineral potential
Low petroleum potentialLow wind potential
Proposed Highway 113 corridor excluded
Includes one campsite lease.
Electrical infrastructure requirements to be addressed in consultation with NSPI.