Gambier Island Trust Area Includes:

Gambier Island Local Trust Area includes 35 associated islands including:

  • Keats Island
  • North Thormanby Island
  • South Thormanby Island
List of All Islands

Meetings and Events Around: Gambier

Learn about upcoming Gambier Island Local Trust Area meetings and events and plan to attend.

Find out more about how you can share your views with us.

Dec 06-08

Trust Council Quarterly

Time: 1:00 pm
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Meet Your Local Trust Committee

Joe Bernardo

Joe Bernardo

Gambier Island Trustee, Financial Planning Committee Member

Kate-Louise Stamford

Kate-Louise Stamford

Gambier Island Trustee



Peter Luckham

Peter Luckham

Thetis Island Trustee, Islands Trust Council Chair & chair to Ballenas-Winchelsea, Gambier, Lasqueti and Gabriola island local trust committees

Island Profile

Over 30 islands are located in the Gambier Island Local Trust Area and 42% of the land has mature forests with trees between 80 - 250 years old. This local trust area is the habitat of three threatened species: Double-Breasted Cormorant, Steller Sea Lion and Red-legged Frog, and has critical habitat for the Marbled Murrelet.

Mature Forest



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Parks and Land




Carbon Absorbed by Forests

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Sensitive Ecosystems




News Gambier LTA

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

Islands Trust Conservancy provides $5,400 Opportunity Fund grant to support a new nature stewardship program on Thetis Island

Lək̓ ʷəŋən, METULIYE/Victoria, B.C. – The Islands Trust Conservancy has granted $5,400 to Thetis Island Nature Conservancy for a new…

Volunteers gather in the forest during a training session for THiNC's new Nature Stewards Program.

Introducing Moss Mountain covenant – one of Salt Spring Island’s newest protected areas

Lək̓ ʷəŋən, METULIYE/Victoria, B.C.  –  Islands Trust Conservancy celebrates the protection of nearly 50 hectares of land (112 acres) on…

Moss Mountain c

Gambier LTC Meeting Schedule – updated

The November 17, 2022 Gambier LTC regular meeting has been cancelled.  Please see the updated 2022 meeting schedule here. To…


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…


Updated brochure for Gambier Riparian Areas – Development Permit Area No. 3

Gambier Island Local Trust Committee (LTC) adopted bylaws 148 and 149 in December 2019 that provide additional safeguards for riparian…


Islands Trust Announces New Director of Planning Services

Lək̓ ʷəŋən, METULIYE/Victoria, B.C. – Islands Trust is pleased to announce the appointment of Stefan Cermak as the new Director…

Headshot of Islands Trust Director of Planning Stefan Cermak

Islands Trust Conservancy gives $6,000 funding boost to support nature stewardship on Gabriola Island

Lək̓ ʷəŋən, METULIYE/Victoria, B.C.  – Gabriola Land and Trails Trust (GaLTT) has received a $6,000 Opportunity Fund grant from Islands…

Nature Steward participant sign to encourage wildlife friendly gardens

Revisions to Howe Sound Community Forum Principles of Cooperation

In May 2022 changes were made to the wording of the Howe Sound Community Forum Principles for Cooperation.  A letter…


Read the latest edition of the Heron

Islands Trust Conservancy’s most recent edition of the Heron is out now. Read it online or download it here. 

Cover of the Heron Newsletter - Spring 2022

Islands Trust Conservancy celebrates the protection of Woodpecker Forest on SDȺY¸ES/North Pender Island this Earth Day.

Lək̓ ʷəŋən, METULIYE/Victoria, B.C.  –   Islands Trust Conservancy (ITC) celebrates the addition of Woodpecker Forest, a new protected area that…

Lisa Baile and Peter Pare in Woodpecker Forest

Keats Shoreline Protection Project FAQ

FAQ document mailed to Keats Island property owners.


Islands Trust Conservancy News Release

Salt Spring Island philanthropist continues her conservation legacy of protecting islands for future generations   Lək̓ ʷəŋən, METULIYE/Victoria, B.C. –…

Bright orange and yellow sun setting over Vesuvias Bay on Salt Spring Island with a dark silouhetted sail boat in the foreground.