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Public Advisory: Request for Proposals Now Open for Labrador Timber Development

Press Release

July 12, 2022

The Department of Fisheries, Forestry and Agriculture has issued a Request for Proposals (RFPs) to pursue commercial timber development opportunities in Forest Management District 19A in Labrador.

This RFP is open to any person, firm, joint venture, partnership, or other legal entity, including Indigenous governments, with an interest in the commercial development of Crown timber resources in the Upper Lake Melville area of central Labrador. Proponents must be in good standing with the Department of Fisheries, Forestry and Agriculture and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador and provide proof of good standing with Work Place NL.

The RFP application and guidelines are now available for viewing on the Department of Fisheries, Forestry and Agriculture website.

The successful proponent will enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with the department and pursue development of a five-year softwood timber allocation of 140,000 cubic metres per year.

RFP proposals must be submitted electronically by email to [email protected] on or before 4:30 p.m. NST on August 31, 2022. Proposals submitted by fax, mail or paper will not be accepted.

For additional information about the application process, contact the department at 709-637-2410.

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Media contact
Craig Renouf
Fisheries, Forestry and Agriculture
709-637-2923, 640-6922
[email protected]


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