Belledune River

Access ramp to river

Access ramp to river

Belledune 04

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Issue:

Boat launch and ATV trail that follows the river bank for about 150m. Fire-pit area with some waste around. Light erosion and tree removal noted in area. Wetland is located near the site.

Action Required:

Restore the buffer zone by planting shrubs or by letting nature take its course by leaving a strip of untouched vegetation along the shore. Visitors must be educated on importance of maintaining an adequate buffer zone in the region. A ‘‘Erosion protection’’ and/or ‘‘No dumping’’ sign should be erected near the site.

Alteration negligible

Minor alteration. Must follow site

Alteration with possibility of impact

Alteration with impact. Recommended intervention.

Full restoration

incomplete restoration or monitor

Restoration to be completed