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Solander Island- Ecological Reserve

Solander Island Ecological Reserve

Date Established: 1971
Size: 7.7 hectares
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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.

This ecological reserve is closed to the public.

Solander Island Ecological Reserve was established to protect large colonies of breeding seabirds and their habitat.

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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

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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:
Solander Island Ecological Reserve is closed to the public to protect nesting seabirds and their habitat.
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Location and Maps

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1.5km W of Brooks Peninsula, northwest coast of Vancouver Island

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Ecological Zones

Biogeoclimatic Ecosystem Classification information

Coastal Western Hemlock
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Management Planning

  • The approved Purpose Statement [PDF 122.33KB] for this Ecological Reserve is available in pdf format.

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