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
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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Meet Your Trustees
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 GroveSalt Spring Island Trustee
Peter Grove is serving his third term as Local Trustee for Salt Spring Island.
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.
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
Parks and Woodland
Carbon Absorbed by Forests
News Salt Spring LTA
Find out what's happening in and around your local trust area
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
Trust Council Chair Writes to Thank Minister for Changes to Island Coastal Economic Trust
The Islands Trust Council has been advocating with partners for the Province of BC to make the Southern Gulf Islands…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
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…LEARN MORE
Protection of Coastal Douglas-Fir and Associated Ecosystems on Salt Spring Island
The Coastal Douglas-fir (CDF) zone describes a unique set of ecosystems found only on southeast Vancouver Island, the islands of…LEARN MORE