Prohibition to import, possess, and burn firewood without a permit

Issued: March 03, 2021

Ends: December 31, 2021

SUPERINTENDENT NOTICE

PROHIBITION TO IMPORT, POSSESS, AND BURN FIREWOOD WITHOUT PERMIT

The purpose of this prohibition is to help mitigate the risk of introduction and spread of invasive species that threaten forests in Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site of Canada (Park).

Pursuant to section 7(1) of the National Parks General Regulations, it is prohibited to:

(a) bring firewood into the Park, except for some wood products, such as heat treated firewood or processed bricks that are in sealed and labelled packages, under the discretion of the superintendent; and

(b) possess or burn wood in the Park except:

(i) in accordance with a permit pursuant to section 7(5) of the National Parks General Regulations; or

(ii) in the back-country, if the wood is supplied by the Park.

For further information contact the Park Visitor Centre at (902) 682-2772. Your cooperation is appreciated. Violation of this prohibition or of the terms and conditions of a permit is an offence under the Canada National Parks Act; failure to comply may result in charges or camping permit cancellation.

This prohibition is in effect until December 31, 2021

Original signed by Jonathan Sheppard, Superintendent, Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site of Canada — 2021-03-03