The Minister's letter and memorandum both encouraged the chief forester to consider important local social and economic objectives that may be derived from the public input. No public comment was received during the review of MP No. 3, and there was little attendance at open houses held during the public review of the statement of management objectives, options and procedures. I am satisfied the licensee made reasonable efforts to solicit input. However, no specific, expressed local issues, beyond the general ones expressed by the Minister, have been brought forward for me to address at this time.
(e) abnormal infestations in and devastations of, and major salvage programs planned for, timber on the area.