Conservation Status in Your Local Trust Area

As of March 31, 2020, 19.58% of the islands in Canada's Salish Sea are protected. Protected land includes parks, nature reserves, ecological reserves, watershed lands, heritage forests lands, and conservation covenants. Each local trust area and island municipality varies in their degree of protection.

Local Trust Area / Island Municipality

Protected Area (ha)

% of Local
Trust Area Protected

Ballenas-Winchelsea Islands
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23.38 13.31
Bowen Island
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1072.80 21.23
Denman Island
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1241.25 24.09
Gabriola Island
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705.78 12.13
Galiano Island
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1448.73 24.01
Gambier Island
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1625.12 16.54
Hornby Island
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690.43 23.06
Lasqueti Island
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884.94 12.02
Mayne Island
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135.63 5.72
North Pender Island
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1028.65 19.62
Salt Spring Island
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4492.68 22.83
Saturna Island
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1641.40 45.97
South Pender Island
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293.89 32.16
Thetis Island
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192.45 3.96

Total 

15,477.13 ha

19.58%

 

Page last updated: 05/11/20
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