Saturna Island Trust Area Includes:

Saturna Island Local Trust Area includes more than 10 associated islands including:

  • Anniversary Island
  • Cabbage Island
  • Lizard Island
list of all Islands

Meetings and Events Around: Saturna

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

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Feb 16
2023

Saturna LTC Regular Meeting

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Time: 11:30 am
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May 18
2023

Saturna LTC Regular Meeting

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Time: 11:30 am
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Jul 20
2023

Saturna LTC Regular Meeting

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Time: 11:30 am
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Meet Your Local Trust Committee

Mairead Boland

Mairead Boland

Saturna Island Trustee

Lee Middleton

Lee Middleton

Saturna Island Trustee

 

 

David Maude

David Maude

Mayne Island Trustee, Executive Committee Vice-Chair

 

 

Island Profile

The Saturna Island Local Trust Area is 45% protected. It has critical habitat for the small herb, White Meconella; flowering plant, Lindley’s False Silverpuffs; and the Great Blue Heron bird. Off the east coast of Saturna is one of three temporary sanctuaries for southern resident killer whales.

Mature Forest Growth

24.7

%

on island

Parks and Woodland

45

%

protected

Carbon Absorbed by Forests

Emissions saved:

1,941

cars a year

Land Converted to Human Use

10

%

on island

News Saturna LTA

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

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.

Saturna Island LTC 2023 Meeting Schedule

This is the Saturna Island Local Trust Committee 2023 Meeting Schedule.

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Morning Fog Forest bathed in orange sunlight

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

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.