Ballenas-Winchelsea Island Trust Area Includes:

Ballenas-Winchelsea Islands Local Trust Area includes 11 associated islands including:

  • Ada Islands
  • Mistaken Island
  • Ruth Island
list of all islands

Meetings and Events Around: Ballenas-Winchelsea

See upcoming Ballenas-Winchelsea meetings & events and learn more about the Executive Committee for this area.

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Oct 13
2021

Ballenas-Winchelsea Local Trust Committee

Time: 11:00 am
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Jun 25
2021

Trust Programs Committee

Time: 9:00 am
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Jul 07
2021

Trust Council Special Meeting

Time: 7:00 pm
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Meet Your Trustees

Dan Rogers

Dan Rogers

Gambier/Keats Island Trustee, Vice-Chair for Executive Committee

Dan Rogers is serving his second term as Local Trustee for Gambier Island.

Sue Ellen Fast

Sue Ellen Fast

Bowen Island Trustee and Municipal Councillor, Co-Chair for Executive Committee

Sue Ellen Fast is a Municipal Councillor in her second term as a Bowen Island Municipality Trustee.

 

 

Laura Patrick

Laura Patrick

Salt Spring Island Trustee, Vice-Chair for Executive Committee

Laura Patrick is serving her first term as a Salt Spring Island Local Trustee.

Peter Luckham

Peter Luckham

Thetis Island Trustee, Chair for Executive Committee

Peter Luckham is serving as a Thetis Island Local Trustee since 2005, and Executive Committee Chair since 2014.

Island Profile

Ballenas-Winchelsea Islands Local Trust Area includes 19 islands and islets. This rugged archipelago is home to some of the world’s rarest ecosystems, including a glass sponge reef and protected marine areas. These islands and islets are blanketed with wildflowers vulnerable to human impacts.

Eelgrass Beds

2

%

in shoreline areas

Woodlands

31.6

%

on island

Sensitive Ecosystems

16

%

protected

Carbon Absorbed by Forests

Emissions saved:

175

cars a year

News Ballenas-Winchelsea LTA

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30 Nature Reserves in 30 Years – The Heron Newsletter, Spring 2021

The Islands Trust Conservancy’s Spring 2021 Heron newsletter is special. It marks their 30th anniversary at the close of March…

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