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Gulf Islands National Park Reserve of Canada

Gulf Islands National Park Reserve of Canada (B.C.)

Gulf Islands National Park Reserve of Canada

visitor guide 2007

by Gulf Islands National Park Reserve of Canada (B.C.)

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Published by The Reserve in Sidney, BC .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementGulf Islands National Park Reserve of Canada.
The Physical Object
Pagination27 p. :
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14565056M
OCLC/WorldCa173654907

Experience “island-living” just a short ferry ride away from Vancouver in the breathtaking Gulf Islands National Park Reserve—one of Canada’s newest national parks! This mosaic of lands and waters across 15 islands, islets and reefs in the Southern Gulf Islands protects one of the most beautiful and ecologically at-risk areas in on: Harbour Road, Sidney, V8L 2P6, BC. Eco-Cultural Restoration and the Gulf Islands National Park Reserve Photo: Nathan Cardinal. The Listening to the Sea, Looking to the Future: Clam Garden Restoration Project is a five-year initiative led by Hul’q’umi’num and W SÁNEĆ nations and Parks Canada.

Add to this the extensive parkland acquired in the last few years for the Gulf Islands National Park Rerserve of Canada. Thousands of hectares of undeveloped forest and beach have helped preserve some of the Gulf Islands’ most pristine areas: Roesland on North Pender, Narvaez Bay on Saturna, Tumbo Island, and several others. Mount Norman - Gulf Island National Park 4, × 2,; MB Pimoa altioculata × ; KB Portland Island in the Gulf Islands National Park Instance of: National Park of Canada.

Gulf Islands National Park Reserve consists of lands on 16 islands, plus numerous small islets and reef areas in British Columbia’s southern Gulf Islands. With a total area of 33 km2 (including a metre intertidal zone), it is Canada’s 5th smallest national park. Gulf Islands National Park Reserve Breathe in the fresh, salty air. Feel the warm, west coast sun on your face. Feast your eyes on the beautiful islands surrounding you. Climb a mountain. Spot a whale. Learn to sail. Discover geocache treasure. Fall asleep to the sound of the waves. Shop at a farmers’ market. Sing a campfire song with a park.


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Eagles and seabirds swirl in the skies above the Salish Sea, sheltered, islet. About 15 of these islands and over 30 smaller islets comprise the Gulf Islands National Park Reserve. Established in by Parks Canada, the Gulf Islands National Park was formed to protect the area’s unique ecosystem, which is rich with ecologically diverse plants and sea-life including: gnarled Garry oaks, delicate wild lilies, thick kelp.

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Please help limit the spread of COVID and support local communities by staying home. Mayne, Saturna and Pender Islands are reached by car ferry Gulf Islands National Park Reserve of Canada book Swartz Bay, 31 km from Victoria.

Gulf Islands National Park Reserve is a national park located on and around the Gulf Islands in British Columbia, the National Parks System Plan, this park provides representation of the Strait of Georgia Lowlands natural region, the only place in Canada with a Mediterranean climate of dry, sunny summers and mild, wet winters, the result of a rain shadow effect from surrounding Location: British Columbia, Canada.

Nurtured by a unique Mediterranean climate, Gulf Islands National Park Reserve supports a stunning diversity of rare bird, plant, and marine life spread across 15 islands and innumerable islets. Gulf Islands National Park Reserve of Canada, Sidney: Hours, Address, Gulf Islands National Park Reserve of Canada Reviews: /5 Get the full experience and book a tour.

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The park -- a mosaic of lands and waters across 15 islands, islets and reefs in the Southern Gulf Islands -- protects one of the most beautiful and Location: Harbour Road, Sidney, V8L 2P6, BC. 6 Gulf islands national Park reserve First Nations there are many Coast Salish First Nations with halibut, salmon and other fish.

The hunting of deer long and continuous ties to the Gulf Islands. the and small mammals and the harvesting of berries and Coast Salish people have a special bond with the plants are done in rhythm with the seasons. One of eight National Park Reserves in the Parks Canada system, the Gulf Islands National Park Reserve covers just spans 36 square kilometres on the Gulf Islands in southwest British Columbia near Vancouver Island.

A total of 15 islands are within the preserve, including Pender Island, Portland Island, Saturna Island, and Mayne Island.

Premier Listings for Gulf Islands National Park. Gulf Islands National Park Reserve is one of Canada’s newest national parks. The park protects a portion of British Columbia’s beautiful southern Gulf Islands – a landscape of rocky headlands, forested hills and shorelines studded with colourful tidepools.

Ecology. The islands and surrounding ocean are rich with ecologically diverse plants and sea life including Garry oaks, wild lilies, kelp beds and Orcas. Gulf Islands National Park Reserve of Canada was established in by Parks Canada to protect the area’s unique ecosystem. The Gulf Islands are home to one of the last remaining pockets of Garry oak ecosystems.

Gulf Islands National Park Reserve is a national park reserve in the Southern Gulf Islands of British Columbia. Understand []. The reserve covers 36 km 2 (14 sq mi) and was established on May 9, It includes many islets and reef areas. There is no interpretive centre.

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Established init safeguards a portion of British Columbia’s beautiful southern Gulf Islands in the Strait of Georgia. A mosaic of open meadows, forested hills, rocky headlands, quiet coves and sandy beaches, the park is a peaceful refuge just a.

Roe Lake, Gulf Islands National Park Reserve of Canada, North Pender Island, BC. Aerial photographs of the Southern Gulf Islands.

British Columbia, Canada. The national park reserve, officially established in May, is comprised of lands dotted throughout 15 islands, islets and reefs and protects one of the most ecologically at risk natural regions in Southern Canada.

Please check the website to find the location of all sites in. Gulf Islands National Park Reserve of Canada is located in Sidney. Using our online itinerary creator, Sidney attractions like Gulf Islands National Park Reserve of Canada can form part of Location: Harbour Rd, Sidney, British Columbia V8L 2P6 Canada.Gulf Islands National Park Reserve is located in the southern Gulf Islands between Vancouver Island and the BC mainland.

Created in and formally established inthe park encompasses 36 km2 of land and 26 km2 of adjacent waters.Gulf Islands National Park Reserve Explore Nature in these Beautiful Islands by Sail, accompanied by an experienced naturalist who will give talks, slide shows, and lead shore excursions.

With the help of interested participants we plan to keep a list of the animals and plants we sight each day. We do daily shore excursions in our inflatable zodiacs, as well as short hikes on the various.