About This Conservancy
Sheemahant Conservancy was established as part of government’s land use decision for the Central Coast planning area. Located near the northeast end of Owikeno Lake, this conservancy protects a unique freshwater delta and wetland complex.
The area receives heavy use by grizzly bears and sockeye salmon spawn in the narrows of Owikeno Lake.
The area is of high cultural importance to First Nations.
Conservancy Size: 1,018 hectares – 815 hectares of upland and 203 hectares of foreshore
Date Established: May 31, 2007