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NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR
REGULATION 85/02

Little Grand Lake Wild Life Reserve Regulations
under the
Wild Life Act
(O.C. 2002-599)

(Filed November 18, 2002 )

Under the authority of section 7 of the Wild Life Act , the minister, with the approval of the Lieutenant-Governor in Council, makes the following regulations.

Dated at St. John’s , November 13, 2002 .

Julie Bettney
Minister of Tourism, Culture and Recreation

Deborah E. Fry
Clerk of the Executive Council

REGULATIONS

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Short title

        1. These regulations may be cited as the Little Grand Lake Wild Life Reserve Regulations .

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Definitions

        2. In these regulations

             (a)  "existing roads or trails" means roads or trails existing on the date that these regulations come into force;

             (b)  "Newfoundland Marten" means the Newfoundland population of the M m artes americana atrata ;

             (c)  "outfitter" means the owner or operator of a camp site, lodge, cabin and related facilities constructed solely for the purpose of and used solely as a base for outfitting operations for sports fishing or hunting and related commercial recreational activities, that is licensed under the Tourist Establishment Regulations ;

             (d)  "permit" means a valid permit issued by the minister or an official authorized by the minister;

             (e)  "reserve" means the Little Grand Lake Wild Life Reserve;

              (f)  "structure" means a man-made object intended to be permanent or semi-permanent in nature and includes, but is not limited to, buildings, houses, cottages, cabins, wharves, docks, boathouses, slipways, trailers, mobile homes, tents, tent platforms, and recreational vehicles used for any purpose; and

             (g)  "timber" means trees and shrubs, whether standing or felled, live or dead.

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Reserve established

        3. The Little Grand Lake Wild Life Reserve is established and the area included in the reserve is set out in Schedule A.

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Camping

        4. (1) A person shall not camp in the reserve for longer than 10 nights except with a permit.

             (2)  The minister may issue a permit to camp outside the restrictions in subsection (1).

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Restrictions

        5. Within the reserve, a person shall not

             (a)  disturb, hunt, take, interfere with or kill the Newfoundland Marten;

             (b)  bring a dog, except during the open season in the area for hunting and shooting small game;

             (c)  trap, net or snare wild life, except by a trap, net or snare approved by the Director of Inland Fish and Wild Life for use in the reserve, or by an underwater beaver set;

             (d)  dispose of garbage;

             (e)  bring or use poison, pesticides, traps, nets or snares, except a trap, net or snare approved by the Director of Inland Fish and Wild Life for use in the reserve, or an underwater beaver set; or

              (f)  pollute or obstruct a stream or other body of water.

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Building

        6. A person shall not build or expand any structure within the reserve except in accordance with a permit issued under sections 7, 8, 9 and 10.

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Mineral exploration

        7. (1) A person shall not explore for minerals within the reserve without a permit issued under subsection (2).

             (2)  The minister may issue a permit for mineral exploration and development, on terms and conditions that the minister considers appropriate.

             (3)  The permit issued under subsection (2) may exempt the permit holder from any section of this regulation other than section 5.

             (4)  A permit is not required for exploration activities which comply with sections 4, 5, and 6 and do not cause significant ground disturbance, including foot and aircraft travel, airborne surveys, claim staking, geological mapping, geochemical surveys, geophysical surveys and prospecting.

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Timber harvesting

        8. (1) A person shall not harvest timber within the reserve without a permit issued under subsection (2).

             (2)  The minister may issue a permit for timber harvesting within the area described in Schedule B, on terms and conditions that the minister considers appropriate.

             (3)  A permit issued under subsection (2) may exempt the permit holder from any section of these regulations other than section 5.

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Commercial development

        9. (1) A person shall not operate a commercial enterprise within the reserve without a permit issued under subsection (2).

             (2)  The minister may issue a permit to operate to an outfitter or operator of a tourism enterprise, on terms and conditions that the minister considers appropriate.

             (3)  A permit issued under subsection (2) may exempt the permit holder from any section of these regulations other than section 5.

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Existing development

      10. (1) The owner or occupier of an existing structure or commercial enterprise with a valid title or lease may continue to exercise rights in relation to the structure or enterprise but no expansion or further development is permitted except under a permit granted by the minister.

             (2)  The minister may issue a permit for the expansion of an existing structure or commercial enterprise within the reserve.

             (3)  The minister may issue a permit to an owner or occupier in subsection (1) to cut timber for heating a structure within the reserve.

             (4)  Nothing in this section permits a person to violate section 5.

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Schedule A

All those pieces or parcels of land situate and being south of Grand Lake in the Electoral Districts of St. George’s-Stephenville East, Grand Falls-Buchans, and Burgeo and LaPoile abutted and bounded as follows:

Beginning at a point in the southeasterly shoreline of Grand Lake at the low water mark, the point having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,414,968 metres and east 463,731 metres;

Then running in a southeasterly direction to a point on the westerly bank of a river, the  point having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,393,331 metres and east 477,337 metres;

Then running in a southwesterly direction to a point on the northerly bank of brook, the point having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,389,704 metres and east 475,606 metres;

Then running along the northerly bank of the brook in a northwesterly direction to a point where the brook flows from a pond having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,391,161 metres and east 471,747 metres;

Then running along the northerly shoreline of the pond at low water to a point where a brook flows into the pond having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,391,994 metres and east 468,930 metres;

Then running in a northwesterly direction to a point having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,393,183 metres and east 465,520 metres;

Then running in a northwesterly direction to a point having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,400,550 metres and east 461,818 metres;

Then running in a northwesterly direction to a point having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,401,539 metres and east 459,751 metres;

Then running in a southwesterly direction to a point on the northerly bank of Red Indian Brook having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,399,545 metres and east 458,685 metres;

Then running in a southerly direction to a point on the northeasterly shoreline of a pond at low water having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,393,776 metres and east 458,755 metres;

Then running along the easterly shoreline of the pond at low water to a point on the southern shoreline having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,393,397 metres and east 458,545 metres;

Then running in a southwesterly direction to a point on the northwest corner of a pond at low water having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,391,346 metres and east 456,746 metres;

Then running along the westerly shoreline of the pond at low water to a point having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,390,383 metres and east 456,748 metres;

Then running in a southwesterly direction to a point in the southeast corner of a pond at low water having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,387,341 metres and east 454,904 metres;

Then running in a southwesterly direction to a point on the northerly shoreline of a pond at low water having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,385,866 metres and east 454,268 metres;

Then running in a southwesterly direction to a point having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,385,659 metres and east 453,667 metres;

Then running in a northwesterly direction to a point on the easterly shoreline of a pond at low water having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,386,696 metres and east 453,239 metres;

Then running in a southwesterly direction to a point on the easterly shoreline of Little Lake at low water having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,385,557 metres and east 450,243 metres;

Then running along the southerly shoreline of Little Lake at low water to a point on the westerly shoreline having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,385,020 metres and east 449,247 metres;

Then running in a northwesterly direction to a point on the easterly shoreline of a pond at low water having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,389,792 and east 443,369 metres;

Then running in a westerly direction to a point having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,389,495 metres and east 442,190 metres;

Then running in a northeasterly direction to a point having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,390,412 metres and east 442,989 metres;

Then running in a northeasterly direction to a point on the southeasterly shoreline of Grand Lake at low water having scaled UTM coordinates north 5,391,958 metres and east 444,342 metres;

Then running along the southeasterly shoreline of Grand Lake at low water mark to the point of beginning;

The above described piece or parcel of land being subject to a Newfoundland Hydro Line Easement, 152.4 metres wide, extending through the land;

And containing an area of 391.44 kilometres squared, more or less;

Also, all that other piece or parcel of land containing an area of 172.26 kilometres squared, more or less; abutted and bounded as follows:

Beginning at a point in the southeasterly shoreline of a pond at low water, the point having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,374,178 metres and east 464,746 metres;

Then running in a southwesterly direction to a point on the southerly shoreline of Padille Pond at low water, the point having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,369,364 metres and east 458,323 metres;

Then running in a northeasterly direction along the westerly shoreline of Padille Pond to a point on the shoreline at low water having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,371,058 metres and east 459,214 metres;

Then running in a northwesterly direction to a point on the southerly shoreline of a pond at low water having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,371,300 metres and east 458,353 metres;

Then running in a southwesterly direction to a point near the eastern shoreline of Bottle Lake having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,370,708 and east 456,118 metres;

Then running in a southwesterly direction to a point on the northerly shoreline of Puddle Pond at low water having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,369,402 metres and east 455,632 metres;

Then running along the northerly shoreline of Puddle Pond to a point having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,369,249 metres and east 457,983 metres;

Then running in a southwesterly direction to a point on the northerly limit of the Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro Transmission line easement, 30 metres wide, having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,365,128 metres and east 452,633 metres;

Then running along the northerly limit of the transmission line easement in a northwesterly direction to a point on the northerly bank of Southwest Brook at low water having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,367,004 metres and east 443,702 metres;

Then running along the northerly bank of Southwest Brook at low water in a northwesterly direction to a point where a brook flows into Southwest Brook having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,368,321 metres and east 441,104 metres;

Then running along the easterly bank of the brook at low water in a northerly direction to a point on the southwesterly shoreline of a pond at low water having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,368,721 metres and east 441,363 metres;

Then running along the westerly shoreline of the pond at low water to a point on the northerly bank of a brook flowing into the pond having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,368,804 metres and east 441,312 metres;

Then following the northerly bank of the brook in a northwesterly direction to a point on the southerly shoreline of a pond at low water having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,370,103 metres and east 440,488 metres;

Then running along the southerly shoreline of the pond in a westerly direction at low water to a point having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,370,113 metres and east 440,319 metres;

Then running in a westerly direction to a point on the southerly shoreline of a pond at low water having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,370,006 metres and east 437,505 metres;

Then running along the northerly bank of a brook flowing from the pond to a point where the brook meets another brook and both brooks converge and flow into Southwest Brook having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,368,550 metres and east 435,535 metres;

Then following the northerly bank of the converging brook at low water in a general northwesterly direction to a point having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,369,891 metres and east 434,472 metres;

Then running in a northwesterly direction to a point having southerly shoreline of North Lake at low water having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,371,193 metres and east 433,389 metres;

Then running along the westerly shoreline of North Lake at low water in a northwesterly direction to a point at the northwest corner of North Lake having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,374,841 metres and east 432,517 metres;

Then running in a northwesterly direction to a point in the southerly shoreline of a pond at low water having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,375,300 metres and east 432,269 metres;

Then following the northerly bank of a brook flowing from the southerly shoreline of the pond at low water in a westerly direction to the point where the brook flows into the easterly shoreline of another pond having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,375,545 metres and east 430,361 metres;

Then running along the northerly shoreline of the pond at low water to a point where a brook flows into the pond having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,375,629 metres and east 429,663 metres;

Then running in a northerly direction to a point on the southerly bank of Bottom Brook having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,377,651 metres and east 429,375 metres;

Then running along the southerly bank of Bottom Brook in a northeasterly direction to a point on the westerly shoreline of a pond at low water having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,378,006 metres and east 429,789 metres;

Then running in a southeasterly direction to a point on the westerly shoreline of Island Pond at low water having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,376,000 metres and east 434,641 metres;

Then running along the westerly shoreline of Island Pond at low water in a southeasterly direction to a point having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,374,939 metres and east 435,872 metres;

Then running in a southeasterly direction to a point on the southerly shoreline of Island Pond at low water having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,374,236 metres and east 437,560 metres;

Then running along the southerly shoreline of Island Pond at low water to a point having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,374,019 metres and east 438,975 metres;

Then running in a southeasterly direction to a point on the southerly shoreline of a pond at low water having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,373,738 metres and east 441,754 metres;

Then running in a southeasterly direction to a point of the westerly shoreline of a pond at low water having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,373,680 metres and east 443,916 metres;

Then running along the northerly shoreline of the pond at low water to a point on the easterly shoreline having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,373,688 metres and east 444,159 metres;

Then running in a northeasterly direction to a point on the westerly shoreline of a pond at low water having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,374,221 metres and east 447,675 metres;

Then running along the northerly shoreline of the pond at low water to a point on the easterly shoreline having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,374,053 metres and east 448,399 metres;

Then running in a southeasterly direction to a point on the easterly shoreline of a pond at low water having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,373,326 and east 452,037 metres;

Then running in a southeasterly direction to a point on the southerly bank of a brook flowing into Little Grand Lake having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,373,018 metres and east 458,454 metres;

Then running along the southerly bank of the brook and along the southerly shoreline of a pond at low water in a northeasterly direction to the point of beginning;

Also all that other piece or parcel of land containing an area of 5.10 kilometres squared, more or less, abutted and bounded as follows:

Beginning at a point on the southerly shoreline of Padille Pond at low water, the point having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,369,364 metres and east 458,323 metres;

Then running in a northeasterly direction along the westerly shoreline of the Padille Pond to a point on the shoreline at low water having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,371,058 metres and east 459,214 metres;

Then running in a northwesterly direction to a point on the southerly shoreline of a pond at low water having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,371,300 and east 458,353 metres;

Then running in a southwesterly direction to a point near the eastern shoreline of Bottle Lake having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,370,708 and east 456,118 metres;

Then running in a southwesterly direction to a point on the northerly shoreline of Puddle Pond at low water having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,369,402 metres and east 455,632 metres;

Then running along the northerly shoreline of Puddle Pond at low water to a point having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,369,249 metres and east 457,983 metres;

Then running in a northeasterly direction to the point of beginning;

Reserving nevertheless out of the above described pieces or parcels of land all roads and adjacent rights of way crossing the parcels;

The above described pieces or parcels of land containing in all an area of 568.80 kilometres squared, more or less;

All bearings being referred to zone 21 of the Universal Transverse Mercator Projection, NAD83.

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Schedule B

All that piece or parcel of land situate and being south of Little Grand Lake in the Electoral District of Burgeo and LaPoile abutted and bounded as follows:

Beginning at a point on the southerly shoreline of Padille Pond at low water, the point having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,369,364 metres and east 458,323 metres;

Then running in a northeasterly direction along the westerly shoreline of the Padille Pond to a point on the shoreline at low water having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,371,058 metres and east 459,214 metres;

Then running in a northwesterly direction to a point on the southerly shoreline of a pond at low water having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,371,300 and east 458,353 metres;

Then running in a southwesterly direction to a point near the eastern shoreline of Bottle Lake having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,370,708 and east 456,118 metres;

Then running in a southwesterly direction to a point on the northerly shoreline of Puddle Pond at low water having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,369,402 metres and east 455,632 metres;

Then running along the northerly shoreline of Puddle Pond at low water to a point having scaled UTM coordinates of north 5,369,249 metres and east 457,983 metres;

Then running in a northeasterly direction to the point of beginning;

Reserving nevertheless out of the above described piece or parcel of land all roads and adjacent rights of way crossing the parcel;

The above described piece or parcel of land containing an area of 5.10 kilometres squared, more or less;

All bearings being referred to zone 21 of the Universal Transverse Mercator Projection, NAD83.