Kt’ii/Racey Inlet Conservancy
About This Conservancy
Kti’ii/Racey Inlet Conservancy is located within the Gitga’at and Kitasoo/Xai’xais First Nation territory and is co-managed under an agreement between the Gitga’at First Nation and the Province of British Columbia and the Kitasoo/Xai’xais First Nation and the Province of British Columbia. BC Parks, Gitga’at and the Kitasoo/Xai’xais are dedicated to the protection of natural environments for the inspiration, use, and enjoyment of all visitors. Together they are working hard to preserve this pristine wilderness.
Location and Maps
Kt’ii/Racey Inlet Conservancy is situated on the west side of Princess Royal Island adjacent to Kitasoo Spirit Bear Conservancy. The conservancy is located 65km south of Hartley Bay, 50km north of Klemtu and 130km southwest of Kitimat. The conservancy can only be accessed by air or boat. BC Ferries’ Discovery Coast Passage route from Port Hardy takes visitors to Klemtu, the nearest community.
Nature and Culture
- History: This conservancy was established pursuant to recent government land use decisions in the Central Coast LRMP area.
- Cultural Heritage: Located within the Gitga’at, Kitasoo and Gitxaala First Nations traditional territories, Kt’ii/Racey Inlet Conservancy protects cultural heritage values including seasonal campsites and traditional harvesting resources. Traditional uses include fishing, hunting, and trapping. This conservancy is an important area for the Blackfish Clan.
- Conservation: The Kti’ii/Racey Inlet Conservancy protects a number of small lakes and wetlands used by wildlife and migratory birds.
Activities Available at this Conservancy
There are no developed trails at this conservancy.