One of the last remaining areas representative of Eastern Shore Quartzite Plain Natural Landscape
Old forest of spruce and tolerant hardwood
Productive well drained forest soils
Habitat for provincially endangered mainland moose
Goshawk frequent the area but no nesting records
Fishing on Isaacs Harbour River
Hunting and trapping
Upland portion a mix of mature hardwood and young to mature softwood, lowland portion primarily mature softwood
Much of southern end of area currently unavailable for forestry due to DNR old forest policy
High mineral potential
Part of the area is licensed for mineral exploration
Low petroleum potential
Low wind potential
Legal protection of portion (585 ha) subject to wood supply analysis.
Legal protection of portion (446 ha) subject to addressing mineral rights.