Status of Protected Areas in Local Trust Areas/Municipalities

As of 2017, 17.79% of the land in the Islands Trust Area is protected.  Protected areas consist of parks, nature reserves and sanctuaries, ecological reserves, watershed lands, heritage forest lands, old growth management areas and conservation covenants.

 

Local Trust Area / Island Municipality

Protected Area (ha)

% of Local
Trust Area Protected

Ballenas-Winchelsea Islands
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23.38 13.14
Bowen Island
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724.16 14.33
Denman Island
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1238.10 24.03
Gabriola Island
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534.59 9.19
Galiano Island
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1277.76 21.18
Gambier Island
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1598.72 16.28
Hornby Island
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691.04 23.18
Lasqueti Island
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873.18 11.86
Mayne Island
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104.09 4.39
North Pender Island
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1011.15 19.29
Salt Spring Island
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3913.80 19.89
Saturna Island
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1610.58 45.10
South Pender Island
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293.89 32.16
Thetis Island
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175.87 3.60

Total Trust Area

14,070.53 ha

17.80%

 

Page last updated: 31/05/17
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