Ballenas-Winchelsea Local Trust Area

Protected Areas in the Ballenas-Winchelsea Local Trust Area (2017)



Type of Protected Area

Area (ha)

Portion of LTA (%)
Nature Reserve 11.42 6.42
Park - Provincial 11.96 6.72


23.38 13.14







Type of Marine Protection Area (ha)
Provincial Marine Protected Area 161.12
Rockfish Conservation Area 1856.93
Glass Sponge Reef Fishing Closure Area 185.48
Total 2,203.52






NB: There is overlap of marine protected area boundaries, therefore the total area of marine protected areas is not additive.

Page last updated: 26/05/17
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