Interesting Facts

The following information provides regional context on the Trust Area of BC, including statistics on biodiversity, land management, population growth, demographics and more. See how all have a part to play in protecting these fragile islands in the Salish Sea for future generations!

Species and Ecosystems

The Douglas-Fir ecosystems of the Islands Trust Area are globally rare, with the highest density of species of concern in any of the biogeoclimatic zones in British Columbia.

In the Region

  • 100+ federally listed species at risk
  • 300+ provincially listed species at risk
  • At-risk species have a better chance of survival if their ecosystems are intact and connected
Green pie chart grahic about high biodiversity area protection in Islands Trust

Did You Know?

Infogrphic of land owned at Islands Trust
Infographic of a pie chart showing management of lands in the Islands Trust Area
Infographic about the demographics that make up the Islands Trust Area
a blue and green graph about population growth rate in Islands Trust vs BC
Islands Trust Area Population grah
An infographic about oil spills in the salish sea
infographic showing 2016 phone survey results from residents of Islands Trust Area