Ksi Xts'at'kw/Stagoo Conservancy
About This Conservancy
Ksi Xts’at’kw/Stagoo Conservancy is located on the east side of Observatory Inlet. The conservancy protects low elevation productive forests with estuaries and riparian habitats within the Nass Wildlife Area of the Nisga’a Lisms Government Treaty. Metlakatla First Nations has also indicated interests in this area.
Ksi Xts’at’kw/Stagoo Conservancy was identified for conservancy status during negotiations between the provincial government and First Nations governments following the North Coast Land and Resource Management Plan (LRMP). This conservancy was designated in Spring 2006. See News Release for more information.
Location and MapsPlease note: Any maps listed are for information only – they may not represent legal boundaries and should not be used for navigation.
The Ksi Xts’at’kw/Stagoo Conservancy is comprised of 11,430 hectares of upland and 125 hectares of foreshore for a total of 11,555 hectares. It is located 35 km northeast of Gingolx, 40 km west of New Aiyansh and 115 km northeast of Prince Rupert. Access to the conservancy is primarily by boat with a good anchorage in Stagoo Inlet. Floatplane access to the shoreline is possible, and helicopter access is possible at suitable landing locations such as wetlands and along the shoreline.
Nature and Culture
Ksi Xts’at’kw/Stagoo Conservancy helps protect the area’s biological diversity and natural environments by protecting terrestrial and marine coastal values ranging from sea level to alpine, including representative flora and fauna, and plant communities and animal species at risk.Ksi Xts’at’kw/Stagoo Conservancy protects cultural values, and provides First Nations with an opportunity to conduct social, ceremonial and cultural uses in an undeveloped watershed.
Management PlanningManagement Planning Information
- Online Management planning information for this park is not available at this time.