Ballenas-Winchelsea Island Trust Area Includes:
Ballenas-Winchelsea Islands Local Trust Area includes 11 associated islands including:
- Ada Islands
- Mistaken Island
- Ruth Island
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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Meet Your Trustees
Dan RogersGambier/Keats Island Trustee, Vice-Chair for Executive Committee
Dan Rogers is serving his second term as Local Trustee for Gambier Island.
Sue Ellen FastBowen 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 PatrickSalt Spring Island Trustee, Vice-Chair for Executive Committee
Laura Patrick is serving her first term as a Salt Spring Island Local Trustee.
Peter LuckhamThetis Island Trustee, Chair for Executive Committee
Peter Luckham is serving as a Thetis Island Local Trustee since 2005, and Executive Committee Chair since 2014.
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.
Carbon Absorbed by Forests
News Ballenas-Winchelsea LTA
Find out what's happening in and around your local trust area
June 18, 2021 – July 7-8, 2021, Special Trust Council Meeting to Consider First Reading of the Draft of the New Policy Statement
Islands Trust Council invites the public to participate in a special meeting being held electronically July 7-8, 2021, to consider…LEARN MORE
June 3 – Gabriola, Salt Spring and Victoria Offices Open
Islands Trust offices are open with limited hours at the Gabriola and Salt Spring locations. Social distancing and masks are…LEARN MORE
A surge of development applications slows processing times at Islands Trust
The pandemic trend of home improvement, property development, and purchases are resulting in longer development application processing times.LEARN MORE
Freshwater Sustainability Grant
The Islands Trust is thrilled to be receiving $190,000 from the Real Estate Foundation of BC as part of the…LEARN MORE
Islands Trust Response to COVID-19
Islands Trust has responded to the COVID-19 pandemic by adjusting its operations.LEARN MORE
Islands Trust Council Approves 2021/22 Budget
The Islands Trust Council has approved the 2021/22 budget.LEARN MORE
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…LEARN MORE