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.

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

Oct 05
2021

Salt Spring Island Local Trust Committee

Time: 9:30 am
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Nov 09
2021

Salt Spring Island Local Trust Committee

Time: 9:30 am
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Dec 14
2021

Salt Spring Island Local Trust Committee

Time: 9:30 am
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Meet Your Trustees

Laura Patrick

Laura Patrick

Salt Spring Island Trustee, Vice-Chair for Executive Committee

Laura Patrick is serving her first term as a Salt Spring Island Local Trustee.

E: Email Trustee Patrick

T: 1-250-537-6822

Peter Grove

Peter Grove

Salt Spring Island Trustee

Peter Grove is serving his third term as Local Trustee for Salt Spring Island.

E: Email Trustee Grove

T: 1-250-537-1117

Peter Luckham

Peter Luckham

Thetis Island Trustee, Chair for Executive Committee

Peter Luckham is serving as a Thetis Island Local Trustee since 2005, and Executive Committee Chair since 2014.

E: Email Trustee Luckham

T: 1-250-210-2553

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

Islands Trust to improve development application process

Islands Trust has been awarded a $367,795 grant from the Province of B.C for a Development Application Service Delivery and…

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Public engagement plan in development

Planning for more Islands 2050 public engagement about the DRAFT new Policy Statement engagement process is underway.

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Engagement Plan in Development

Partial advocacy success – Ottawa announces new system to improve marine vessel traffic flow in Southern British Columbia

After more than 15 years advocating for Ottawa to reduce and ultimately eliminate 33 freighter anchorages, Islands Trust learned today…

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Freighter in the Gulf Islands

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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Statement in Support of Penelakut Tribe Community

Islands Trust supports raising awareness of the history and devastating legacy of residential schools.

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July 9, 2021 – First reading of the draft new Policy Statement postponed – more engagement to come

Trust Council postponed consideration of first reading of the draft new Policy Statement to allow for enhanced public engagement.

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Islands 2050

Islands 2050

We are preparing for the future by updating the Islands Trust Policy Statement. Learn more and get involved.

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Islands 2050

Housing Action Program

The Salt Spring Island Local Trust Committee (SSI LTC) has directed staff to develop a Housing Action Program to provide actions…

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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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Freshwater Sustainability Grant

The Islands Trust is thrilled to be receiving $190,000 from the Real Estate Foundation of BC as part of the…

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Salt Spring Island Waterfall

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…

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