fwd: Rick Bass on logging roads

Mike Hagen mhagen at mail.olympus.net
Sun Jan 25 15:26:18 EST 1998

Todd wrote:
> The laws of my province are a bit different. Landowners are obliged to tell
> everyone, through posted signs, whether access is permitted.
> Colored, circular signs are posted every 25-50 metres or so.  A red one
> means no trespassing, no hunting. The "no hunting" part also applies to the
> landowner. A yellow sign means access is permitted if you contact the
> landowner and ask for permission. The landowner is has to print a code on
> the sign that allows the person wishing access to contact the government and
> get the landowners name and phone number (I have always thought that the
> code number should be scrapped and replaced with the phone number to make
> things run more efficiently) Next is the blue sign that represents
> agriculture land or people are on the land working. Stay away. Non posted
> land is assumed to be permission to access.
> With one of the highest per capita hunting population in one of the smaller
> Canadian provinces, New Brunswick this system was put in place for them, but
> it includes everyone. Of course exemption exist for peace officers and land
> surveyors in the exercise of their duties.
> Does anyone else have similar systems in place?

Does the system work? Around here enforcement only happens when there's
property damage and complaints.
Mike H.

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