AT zone

Important Protected Areas

Protected Areas are ranked based on their importance as gene conservation reserves in the zone and in BC. Ranking is based on populations sizes of 10 and 5 ha cumulative cover.

For information on methods see notes or Hamann, A., Smets, P., Aitken, S. N. and Yanchuk, A. D. 2005. An ecogeographic framework for in situ conservation of forest trees in British Columbia. Can. J. For. Res. 35:2553-2561.



 

 

  zone BC  
Protected Areas 10 ha 5 ha 10 ha 5 ha Species, estimated cumulative cover in ha
Cathedral 1 1 22 26 Larilya 17, Pinualb 17
Snowy (PA) 2 3 20 15 Larilya 28, Pinualb 28
Bugaboo 3 4 153 169 Larilya 14
Height of the Rockies 4 5 37 44 Larilya 58
Kootenay 5 6 6 6 Larilya 50
Mount Assiniboine 6 7 134 146 Larilya 56
Purcell Wilderness Conservancy 7 8 4 3 Larilya 235
Babine Mountains 8 10 157 168 Pinualb 36
Big Creek 9 11 52 28 Pinualb 43
EC Manning 10 15 3 5 Pinualb 24
Garibaldi 11 16 21 9 Pinualb 147
Itcha Ilgachuz Park 12 19 122 150 Pinualb 96
Kitlope Heritage Conservancy 13 20 62 67 Pinualb 14
Mehatl Creek 14 21 39 43 Pinualb 23
Spruce Lake (PA) 15 22 68 51 Pinualb 114
Stein Valley 16 23 29 30 Pinualb 140
Tsyl-os' 17 24 27 41 Pinualb 41
Tweedsmuir (South) 18 25 5 4 Pinualb 296
Tweedsmuir North 19 26 7 7 Pinualb 31
Kianuko 20 2 38 57 Larilya 6, Pinualb 6
Top of the World 21 9 172 136 Larilya 8
Birkenhead Lake 22 12 54 36 Pinualb 7
Cascade 23 13 125 135 Pinualb 5
Cayoosh Goats 24 14 323 268 Pinualb 8
Granby 25 17 115 97 Pinualb 8
Itcha Ilgachuz - Ilgachuz Range (ER) 26 18 na 472 Pinualb 7