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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Jun 18
2024

Executive Committee acting as a Local Trust Committee (Ballenas-Winchelsea Islands)

Time: 9:00 am
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Oct 09
2024

Executive Committee acting as a Local Trust Committee (Ballenas-Winchelsea Islands)

Time: 10:30 am
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Jun 18
2024

Executive Committee Regular Meeting

Time: 10:30 am
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Meet Your Local Trust Committee

Tobi Elliott

Tobi Elliott

Gabriola Island Trustee, Executive Committee Vice-Chair

David Maude

David Maude

Mayne Island Trustee, Executive Committee Vice-Chair

 

 

Timothy Peterson

Timothy Peterson

Lasqueti Island Trustee, Executive Committee Vice-Chair

 

 

Peter Luckham

Peter Luckham

Thetis Island Trustee, Islands Trust Council Chair

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

Total Area

Trust Area

168

ha

News Ballenas-Winchelsea LTA

Find out what's happening in and around your local trust area

Join the Islands Trust Conservancy Board

Join the Islands Trust Conservancy Board and contribute to the strategic direction, long-term goals, priorities, and objectives of the Islands Trust Conservancy. If you’re interested […]

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Board Vacancy. Islands Trust Conservancy Board Member. Apply by June 7th, 2024.

Ballenas-Winchelsea LTC meeting rescheduled to June 18, 2024

The Ballenas-Winchelsea LTC has decided to reschedule their April 10, 2024 Regular Meeting to June 18, 2024 at 9:00 AM.  The June 18 meeting will […]

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Expansion of Conservation Covenant on North Pender Island Protects Habitat for Rare Species

For immediate release                                              […]

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Islands Trust Council Statement on the Scope and Meaning of Section 3 of the Islands Trust Act (Object Clause)

In September 2023, the Islands Trust Council reflected on its interpretation of the Islands Trust mandate and released a statement about its interpretation. The Islands […]

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Ballenas-Winchelsea Local Trust Committee 2024 Regular Meeting Schedule

The Ballenas-Winchelsea Islands Local Trust Committee 2024 business meeting schedule is now available. To review the agendas, minutes and recordings of any Ballenas-Winchelsea Islands Local […]

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view of the ocean from a sandy and rocky west coast shoreline

Gambier Island Official Community Plan and Land Use Bylaw Targeted Review

The online survey is now closed.  Stay tuned for results at a future LTC meeting. The Gambier Island Local Trust Committee is embarking on a […]

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