Power River Watershed Protected Area
About This Protected Area
Power River Watershed Protected Area was established in March 2011 to fulfill Maa-nulth First Nations Final Agreement commitments with regards to the Ka:’yu:’k’t’h’/Che:k’tles7et’h’ First Nations’ harvest of Monumental Cedar and Cypress for cultural purposes.
This protected area protects almost the entire Power River watershed, including Power Lake.
Protected Area Size: 1,680 hectares
Date Established: April 11, 2011
Location and MapsPlease note: Any maps listed are for information only – they may not represent legal boundaries and should not be used for navigation.
This protected area is located approximately 35 kilometres from Kyuquot, adjacent to Brooks Peninsula Provincial Park (a.k.a. Mquqᵂin Provincial Park) and Ka:’yu:’k’t’h’/Che:k’tles7et’h’ First Nations Lands at the Power River Estuary (Hisnit).
- Management Planning Information
- The management plan for Hisnit/Power River Watershed Protected Area was approved in August 2016.