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Megin River - Ecological Reserve

Megin River Ecological Reserve

Date Established: July 9, 1981
Size: 54 hectares
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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.

Megin River Ecological Reserve was established for the preservation of alluvial Sitka spruce-western redcedar forest.

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Detailed Ecological Reserve Description

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At mouth of Megin River, Shelter Inlet, 21 km NNW of Tofino

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Ecological Zones

Biogeoclimatic Ecosystem Classification information

Coastal Western Hemlock
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Management Planning

Management Planning Information