Policy Report: G362
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G362: Multiple Resource Management


DESCRIPTION:

This is the largest management area and occurs throughout the Bracebridge Area of Parry Sound District.


This area contains lake(s) designated for lake trout management. For a current list of designated lakes associated with this area, refer to the Lake Trout Lake Search Index accessible via the ‘Source of Direction’ portion of this policy report.


LAND USE INTENT:

Within this area, resource management will be directed toward multiple use management. Standard management practices combined with the concept of sequential use will enable MNR to take full advantage of the potential of the natural resources.

Management of this area is also governed by the general policies contained in Bracebridge District Land Use Guidelines (1983).


MANAGEMENT DIRECTION:


Commercial Activities
Activity Permitted Guidelines
Aggregate Extraction Yes  
Bait Fishing Yes  
Commercial Fishing Yes  
Commercial Fur Harvesting Yes  
Commercial Hydro Development Yes  
Commercial Power Generation Development Yes  
Commercial Timber Harvest Yes  
Mineral Exploration and Development Yes  
Peat Extraction Yes  
Wild Rice Harvesting Yes  

Land and Resource Management Activities
Activity Permitted Guidelines
Crown Land Disposition Maybe There are significant restrictions on land disposition on designated lake trout lakes. See specific direction in Crown land disposition policy (PL 4.02.01 Appendix A).
Crown Land Disposition, Cottaging No Authorization will not be granted, nor will disposition of Crown lands be considered for seasonal recreation, rural residential, or remote cottage development.
Crown Land Disposition, Rural Residential No Authorization will not be granted, nor will disposition of Crown lands be considered for seasonal recreation, rural residential, or remote cottage development.
Crown Land Disposition, Seasonal Recreation Camp, Existing No Authorization will not be granted, nor will disposition of Crown lands be considered for new private recreation camps (i.e. hunting, fishing); or commercial outpost camps for the purpose of hunting.
Crown Land Disposition, Seasonal Recreation Camp, New No Authorization will not be granted, nor will disposition of Crown lands be considered for new private recreation camps (i.e. hunting, fishing); or commercial outpost camps for the purpose of hunting.
Road Development and Maintenance, Existing Yes Temporary roads will be rendered inoperative when intended uses are fulfilled.
Road Development and Maintenance, New Yes Temporary roads will be rendered inoperative when intended uses are fulfilled.

Recreation Activities and Facilities
Activity Permitted Guidelines
Crown Land Recreation Yes  
Hunting Yes Hunting is permitted in accordance with the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act and regulations. For more information, visit https://www.ontario.ca/hunting. Some municipalities have by-laws that apply to hunting including restricting the discharge of firearms. Check with the local municipal office for details.
Road Use (public), Existing Yes Temporary roads will be rendered inoperative when intended uses are fulfilled. Access roads may be closed temporarily or seasonally to the public for resource management and/or public safety reasons.
Road Use (public), New Yes Temporary roads will be rendered inoperative when intended uses are fulfilled. Access roads may be closed temporarily or seasonally to the public for resource management and/or public safety reasons.
Sport Fishing Yes Recreational fishing is permitted in accordance with the Ontario Fishery Regulations. For more information, visit https://www.ontario.ca/fishing and review the Ontario Recreational Fishing Regulations Summary or Fish ON-Line to determine the seasons, catch limits and other restrictions that apply in this area including the location of fish sanctuaries.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:


Note: MNR will consider the Land Use Intent and Management Direction outlined in this policy report when reviewing applications for permitted activities that require licences, leases, permits, or other forms of approval. The review of individual applications involves the consideration of a variety of factors and requirements on a site-specific basis in addition to land use policy.

SOURCE OF DIRECTION:
Crown Land Disposition Policy - Appendix A (2008) (2008)
Inland Ontario Lakes Designated for Lake Trout Management (2006)
Amendment to Area specific Crown Land Use Policy #2007-025 (2009)
Bracebridge District Land Use Guidelines (1983)
Amendment to Area-specific Crown Land Use Policy #2003-013 (2003)


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