Salt Spring Island Trust Area Includes:

Salt Spring Island Local Trust Area includes more than 25 associated islands including:

  • Bright Island
  • Deadman Islands
  • Piers Island
List of all Islands

Meetings and Events Around: Salt Spring

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

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Feb 09
2023

Salt Spring LTC Regular Meeting

Time: 9:30 am
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Mar 16
2023

Salt Spring LTC Regular Meeting

Time: 9:30 am
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Apr 13
2023

Salt Spring LTC Regular Meeting

Time: 9:30 am
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Meet Your Local Trust Committee

Jamie Harris

Jamie Harris

Salt Spring Island Trustee

Timothy Peterson

Timothy Peterson

Lasqueti Island Trustee, Executive Committee Vice-Chair

 

 

Laura Patrick

Laura Patrick

Salt Spring Island Trustee

 

 

Island Profile

In and around the Saltspring Island Local Trust Area there are 48 species at risk. The area is critical habitat for Dun Skipper butterflies, Gray’s Desert-parsley and two species at risk: the Little Brown Bat and Sharp-tailed snake. In the Salish Sea the endangered Leatherback Sea Turtle, the world's largest reptile is occasionally seen.

Mature Forest Growth

7.6%

on island

Parks and Woodland

23

%

protected

Carbon Absorbed by Forests

Emissions saved:

10,459

cars a year

Sensitive Ecosystems

27

%

protected

News Salt Spring LTA

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

2023/24 Budget Survey for Salt Spring Island Watershed Protection Alliance

The Salt Spring Island Local Trust Committee (SS LTC) has received a requisition to support watershed management since 2014 and…

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Bowen Island_Killarney waterfall - Kristine Mayes

Salt Spring Local Trust Committee 2023 meeting dates

The Regular Business meetings of the Salt Spring Island Local Trust Committee for 2023 have now been scheduled. SS-LTC_2023 Meeting…

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Read the latest edition of the Heron

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

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Cover of newsletter showing bright blue waters off Link Island and the Swift family in a small corner photo. Also has smaller feature photos of bright purple flowers and a couple in their yard next to a large tree.

Link Island donated to Islands Trust Conservancy – highest valued land donation in Conservancy’s history

For immediate release Lək̓ ʷəŋən, METULIYE/Victoria, B.C. – Late conservationist Betty Swift has donated Link Island, a 21.45 hectare (52.5…

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Cliffs spotted with over-hanging arbutus trees overlooking the Salish Sea on a rainy spring day. In the foreground little yellow wildflowers and lichens cover the cliff face.

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…

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

Salt Spring Island Local Trust Committee Regular Meeting Highlights

Salt Spring Island Local Trust Committee October 11, 2022 Regular Meeting Highlights: Allocation of up to $11,000 in support of…

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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…

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Moss Mountain c

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…

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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…

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Nature Steward participant sign to encourage wildlife friendly gardens

Ganges Village Area Plan

The Salt Spring Island Local Trust Committee (SSI LTC) has directed staff to develop a Ganges Village Area Plan to ensure development…

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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…

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Lisa Baile and Peter Pare in Woodpecker Forest

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. –…

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

Housing Action Program

The Housing Action Program intends to provide actions and measures to address the housing issues unique to Salt Spring Island.…

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Salt Spring Island Coastal Douglas-Fir Project

The Coastal Douglas-fir (CDF) zone describes a unique set of ecosystems found only on southeast Vancouver Island, the islands of…

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