Outfitters And Loggers Join Forces For Map Project

Wednesday, September 21, 2005 at 15:36



A number of Saskatchewan logging companies will be carefully studying maps of outfitters’ camps this winter.


The two sides have agreed to work together in an effort to reduce logging activity near tourists.


John Doucette is a spokesman for the project and an employee at Weyerhaeuser.


He feels a lot of headaches will be avoided if loggers know where hunters and fishers are headed beforehand.


Doucette adds tree stands for activities like bear hunting are just a few of the things that can now be marked on a map that weren’t before.


He’s hopeful the logging industry will cause fewer headaches for the outfitters as a result.