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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Apr 24
2024

Executive Committee Regular Meeting & Islands Trust Conservancy Joint Session

Time: 9:15 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

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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