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Woodley Range Ecological Reserve

Date Established: 1996
Size: 166 hectares
Woodley Range - Ecological Reserve

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. More information on Ecological Reserves »

This ecological reserve is closed to the public.

Woodley Range Ecological Reserve was established to protect exceptional plant species richness and sensitive meadow and woodland ecosystems developed on cretaceous sandstones.

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

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: Woodley Range Ecological Reserve is closed to the public to protect unique and species-rich meadow and woodland ecosystems.

Location and Maps

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

2km N of Ladysmith

Ecological Zones

Biogeoclimatic Ecosystem Classification information

Coastal Douglas-Fir (CDFmm)

Management Planning

Approved Purpose Statement.