Thetis Island Trust Area Includes:

Thetis Island Local Trust Area includes more than associated islands including:

  • Dunsmuir Island
  • Ladysmith Harbour Islands
  • Valdez Island


List of all Islands

Meetings and Events Around: Thetis

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

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

May 25

Islands Trust Conservancy Board Meeting

Time: 10:00 am
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May 26

Executive Committee

Time: 9:00 am
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May 31

Select Committee Governance and Management Review

Time: 1:00 pm
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Meet Your Trustees

Doug Fenton

Doug Fenton


Doug Fenton is serving his first term as a Local Trustee for Thetis Island.

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.

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.

Island Profile

Thetis Island Local Trust Area has over 20 associated islands, several parks, and a number of nature reserves including the Fairyslipper Forest, Rose Islets Nature Reserves, and Canoe Islets and Moore Hill Nature Reserves. This area provides habitat for the red-legged frog and fast flying Peregrine Falcons, that can clock up to 112 kilometres an hour in pursuit of prey.

Mature Forest Growth



on island

Parks and Woodland




Carbon Absorbed by Forests

Emissions saved:


cars a year

Sensitive Ecosystems




News Thetis LTA

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

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.

News Release

Efforts to Attract Funding to Provide Internet Connectivity to all Homes on Thetis Island

The Thetis Island LTC Chair wrote to the Minister of Citizen Serives Lisa Beare and others regarding internet connectivity funds.

Internet connectivity

Freshwater Sustainability Grant

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

Salt Spring Island Waterfall

Islands Trust Response to COVID-19

Islands Trust has responded to the COVID-19 pandemic by adjusting its operations.


Islands Trust Council Approves 2021/22 Budget

The Islands Trust Council has approved the 2021/22 budget.

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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…

heron newsletter cover march 2021

Update on Thetis RAPR Implementation

A new staff report for the Thetis Island Riparian Areas Protection Regulation (RAPR) Implementation project was presented at the April…

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