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Lily Pad Lake - Ecological Reserve

Lily Pad Lake Ecological Reserve

Date Established: 1971
Size: 101 ha
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Purpose

Ecological Reserves are areas in British Columbia selected to preserve representative and special natural ecosystems, plant and animal species, features, and phenomena. Ecological Reserves provide the highest level of protection for the maintenance of physical and biological diversity while allowing for research and educational activities. Click here for more information on Ecological Reserves.

Lily Pad Lake Ecological Reserve was established to conserve an undisturbed highland lake with associated flora and fauna in the southern interior of BC.
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Detailed Ecological Reserve Description

BC Parks has created a detailed description of each Ecological Reserve to support current or potential education and research. Each account includes physical, biological, and cultural information as well as management concerns regarding the Ecological Reserve, with references to supporting documents where available. Additional documents may also be made available, upon request.

Detailed Description

Supporting Documents

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Restrictions

Ecological reserves are not created for outdoor recreation. Most ecological reserves, however, are open to the public for non-destructive pursuits like hiking, nature observation and photography. Consumptive activities like hunting, freshwater fishing, camping, livestock grazing, removal of materials, plants or animals are prohibited by regulation in ecological reserves. Motorized vehicles are not allowed. Research and educational activities may be carried out but only under permit.

Special Restrictions:
Groups of ten or more people must receive permission prior to entering this ecological reserve.
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Location and Maps

Please Note: Any maps listed are for information only – they may not represent legal boundaries and should not be used for navigation.
NE of Nicklen Lake, 12.5 km S of Lumby
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Ecological Zones

Biogeoclimatic Ecosystem Classification information

Montane Spruce
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Management Planning

Management Planning Information
  • There is currently no approved valid management plan for this area. Management plans are prepared as soon as practicable, subject to available resources and the ability of key planning partners to participate.