Cheakamus Community Forest Map and Harvest Plans The Cheakamus Community Forest encompasses more than 30,000 hectares of land surrounding Whistler, BC. Below is a map of the Cheakamus Community Forest.
In 2010, the first of the Cheakamus Community Forest timber was harvested. In 2011, approximately 18,000 m3 were harvested. For 2012, four areas were proposed but due to market conditions, only one site was harvested of approximately 7,000 m3.
To see where the timber is proposed to be harvested in 2013, please click on one the map links below.
Click here for harvesting plans from previous years.
Maps and Information About 2014 Harvest Sites:
Rainbow04 (R04 on Compartment Area Key Map), 1042m3, mature forest, 2 openings of 2.6ha and 1.0ha, low retention.
Brew02 (B02 on Key Map), 1100m3, mature forest, 1 opening of 4.2ha, low retention
Brew01 (B01 on Key Map), 3850m3, Old forest, 4 openings ranging from 1.1 to 4.4ha, low and moderate retention (single entry).
CMA-A01 6496m3, old forest, 6 openings ranging from 1.6 to 10.9ha, variable retention with internal reserve timber and future harvest potential.
CMA-A01 (Strip cable logging) 3300m3, old forest, logging 4 strips at 1.5ha each between Branch E5 and Forester’s Main road.
Wedge02 ((W02 on Key Map) 2068m3, mature and old forest, 2 openings of 6.2ha and 4.8ha. Moderate and high retention.
Wedge08 (W08 on Key Map) 4840m3, mature forest, rights of way and various clearing for Independent Power Project.
Powder07 (Po7 on Key Map) Road Construction in preparation for 2015 logging. Will provide access to 10 openings ranging from 1.6 to 6.8ha. Low retention, single entry; and moderate patch retention with 2 pass entry.
Maps and Information About 2013 Harvest Sites:
Fee03 (F03 on Harvesting Location Map), 7882 m3, (25 openings ranging from 0.1 to 1.4 hectares (ha), low retention, multiple entry shelterwood)
Brew03 (B03 on Harvesting Location Map), 5635 m3, 7 openings ranging from 0.5 to 5.1 hectares, Low retention with moderate to high retention in Riparian Management Zones, single entry)
Powder07 (P07 on Harvesting Location Map), Road construction in 2013, harvesting in 2014
Rainbow04 (R04 on Harvesting Location Map), 1880 m3, 3 openings ranging from 1.0 to 4.2 hectares, wildfire management focus
Wedge Creek (Wedge02 on Harvesting Location Map) 1,235 m3, Access 5 ha of second growth areas with ground based equipment above powerline along existing access and construct branch roads for future cable harvesting.
Callaghan Cultural Management Area A01 (CMA-A01 on Harvesting Location Map) 6,759 m3, Mid elevation ridge above old timber licence area, borders Cultural Management Area.
2013 Small Scale Logging & Salvage Plans
Powder01 (P01) 785 m3, Complete access loop trail and recover volume to offset and construct permanent culvert. Mature forest, partially harvested in 1920s.
Wedge01 (W01) 600 m3, Two areas (0.6 ha and 1.5 ha) left from 2011 harvest will be made available for high retention harvesting.
Brew02 (B02) 250m3, Salvage shake and shingle from previously harvesting areas.
Road and Bridge Atlas Map 2013
Road locations and responsibilities.