Whiskey FSR Extension
As part of the Whiskey FSR extension, BC Timber Sales constructed a 200 m portion of the road on the foreshore of Arrow Lakes Reservoir in order to avoid steep unstable terrain on the hillside. Permitting for the road required DFO Authorization because of the loss of fish habitat and a comprehensive fish habitat mitigation and compensation plan was developed to mitigate impacts to fish habitat. Mitigation and compensation included planting 3,500 live cuttings within riprap along the length of the road, planting 8,500 sedge plugs along benches at the toe of the road, and 1,500 m2 of riparian planting. The project was completed by BCTS, Galena Contractors, Sprouler Enterprises, SNT engineering, and Masse Environmental in 2014.