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Ten Mile Point Ecological Reserve

Date Established: 1975
Size: 11 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.

Ten Mile Point Ecological Reserve was established to provide an undisturbed, intertidal and subtidal study area accessible by car in the Greater Victoria area.

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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:
Due to the sensitive nature of this area, a permit is required prior to entering this ecological reserve.
Access is restricted for scientific research only and a permit is required.

Additional information specific to each ER goes here.

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Location and Maps

Any maps listed are for information only - they may not represent legal boundaries and should not be used for navigation.

At Cadboro Point, 3.5 km SE of the University of Victoria

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Ecological Zones

Biogeoclimatic Ecosystem Classification information

Coastal Douglas-fir

Marine Ecosystem Classification
Strait of Georgia