Madawaska Valley Men Fined for Unlawful Harvesting
Two Madawaska Valley men have been fined by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry.
Both of the men have been fined for unlawfully harvesting timber without a forest resource license. According to the MNRF, a Crown lot north of Madawaska Valley had a quantity of red pine illegally harvested from it in the summer of 2015.
As a result, both men are facing a $2000 fine for unlawfully harvesting red pine as well as $1500 each for unlawfully harvesting poplar. The four loads of poplar logs were seized and forfeited to the Crown.