K’nabiyaaxl / Ashdown Conservancy
K'nabiyaaxl / Ashdown Conservancy is located on the North Coast in the traditional territories of the Gitga'at and Gitxaala Nations. The conservancy was created in 2006 and covers 727 hectares.
K’nabiyaaxl/Ashdown Conservancy protects all of Ashdown Island, along with its surrounding islets, rocks and foreshore. Located within the Hecate Lowland and North Coast Fjords Ecosection, this rocky island supports important migratory bird winter habitat. The conservancy also protects an important Steller sea lion haul-out.
Overview provided by BC Parks