Relatively undisturbed forest in highly disturbed and poorly represented natural landscape
Represents some ecosystems in Sydney Plain natural landscape
Some old growth Eastern Hemlock forest
Tolerant hardwood forest of sugar maple, beech and yellow birch
Historical eagle nesting
Contains mature softwood, hardwood, and mixedwood
Area currently unavailable for forestry due to DNR old forest policy
Medium mineral potential
High petroleum potential
Medium wind potential
Rail trail and power line corridor (sufficient width to accommodate Maritime Link project) excluded.
OHV trail parallel to Johnson Lake excluded.
Includes lands within the Pottle Lake municipal water supply area
Electrical infrastructure requirements to be addressed in consultation with NSPI.