A-18.1, r. 7 - Regulation respecting standards of forest management for forests in the domain of the State

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76. Notwithstanding section 75, a holder of a management permit may harvest trees in the buffer strip referred to in that section. However, that buffer strip shall be
(1)  at least 125 m wide where one of the areas covers 100 to 150 ha; or
(2)  at least 75 m wide where both areas cover less than 100 ha.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, when harvesting trees, the permit holder shall preserve a buffer strip serving as a visual screen and a corridor for the movement of wildlife and he shall not reduce to less than 1,500 trees per hectare the number of standing live trees of commercial species having a diameter of 2 cm or more, as measured at 1.3 m above the highest ground level.
The deforestation of the felling or hauling trails to carry out the tree harvesting referred to in the first paragraph shall not exceed a width 1.5 times the width of the machinery used.
O.C. 498-96, s. 76.