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Williams Creek - Ecological Reserve

Williams Creek Ecological Reserve

Date Established: 1985
Size: 700 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.

Williams Creek Ecological Reserve was established to conserve terraced bogs and representative forests of the Coastal Western Hemlock Zone in northwestern 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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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.

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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.

South side of Williams Creek, 20 km SE of Terrace

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Ecological Zones

Biogeoclimatic Ecosystem Classification information

Coastal Western Hemlock; Mountain Hemlock; Alpine Tundra