Government of New Brunswick
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In an effort to generate employment and economic development opportunities, the Department of Energy and Resource Development has allocated 5% of the Annual Allowable Cut on provincial Crown lands to First Nations communities since 1998. Commercial Harvesting Agreements between ERD and all fifteen First Nations communities in New Brunswick specify the volumes of softwood and hardwood allocated to each; and royalties from these volumes of Crown timber are directed to each community by ERD. Each First Nations community, through its Chief and Council, manages its access to Crown timber in a manner that most effectively meets its ERD allocates 5% of the Annual Allowable Cut on provincial Crown lands to First Nations to generate employment and economic development opportunities for communities, economic development goals.

 

 

Crown Harvest