Nearly 35 kms of forested river corridor linking three existing wilderness areas.
Mature and regenerating softwood forest and wetlands along Liscomb River
Forested corridor linking Liscomb River, Alder Grounds and Big Bog wilderness areas
Provides connectivity along the Liscomb River from Liscomb Harbour to Liscomb Game Sanctuary
Habitat for provincially endangered Mainland Moose
Liscomb River supports a small population of Atlantic Salmon
Hiking trail loop along Liscomb River associated with Liscomb Lodge
Liscomb River and Little Liscomb River are both traditional backcountry canoe routes
Hunting, fishing and trapping
Mix of young and mature softwood, mixedwood, and hardwood
Portions of the area clearcut between late 1980s and 2009
Includes small portions of plantations and spaced softwood stands
Portion of area currently unavailable for forestry due to DNR old forest policy
Medium to High mineral potential
Part of the area is licensed for mineral exploration
Low petroleum potential
Low wind potential
Legal protection of portion subject to addressing mineral rights (102 ha plus potential claim renewals up to 890 ha).
Legal protection of another portion (146 ha) subject to wood supply analysis.
Some excluded roads
Includes 4 campsite leases