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B.C. Reg. 24/2015
M38/2015
Deposited February 16, 2015
This consolidation is current to September 17, 2019.
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Wildlife Act

Wildlife Management Area Use and Access Regulation

[includes amendments up to B.C. Reg. 111/2019, May 29, 2019]

Contents
1No camping in designated wildlife management areas
2No campfires in designated wildlife management areas
3No dogs in designated wildlife management areas in March or April
4Dogs must be on leash in designated wildlife management areas
Schedule 1
Schedule 2
Schedule 3
Schedule 4
Maps

No camping in designated wildlife management areas

1   A person commits an offence if the person enters a wildlife management area described in Schedule 1 in order to do one or both of the following:

(a) remain overnight;

(b) set up a tent or other shelter.

No campfires in designated wildlife management areas

2   A person commits an offence if the person enters a wildlife management area described in Schedule 2 in order to do one or more of the following for a recreational purpose:

(a) light an open fire;

(b) fuel an open fire;

(c) use an open fire.

No dogs in designated wildlife management areas in March or April

3   A person commits an offence if the person enters a wildlife management area, or a portion of a wildlife management area, described in Schedule 3 with a dog

(a) on or after March 1, and

(b) on or before April 30

in any calendar year.

Dogs must be on leash in designated wildlife management areas

4   (1) A person commits an offence if the person enters a wildlife management area described in Schedule 4 with a dog that is not

(a) under the direct control of a person, and

(b) restrained by a leash not longer than 2 metres.

(2) This section does not apply to a person who enters the wildlife management area in order to engage in lawful hunting.

Schedule 1

[am. B.C. Reg. 111/2019, s. 1.]

No Camping

Cluxewe Wildlife Management Area

1   Effective year round, in that portion of M.U. 1-13 as shown on the attached Map No. 1-1.

Lazo Marsh-North East Comox Wildlife Management Area

2   Effective year round, in that portion of M.U. 1-6 as shown on the attached Map No. 1-2.

Parksville-Qualicum Beach Wildlife Management Area

3   Effective year round, in those portions of M.U. 1-5 and M.U. 1-6 as shown on the attached Map No. 1-3.

Quatse Estuary Wildlife Management Area

4   Effective year round, in that portion of M.U. 1-13 as shown on the attached Map No. 1-4.

Tofino Mudflats Wildlife Management Area

5   Effective year round, in that portion of M.U. 1-8 as shown on the attached Map No. 1-5.

Bert Brink Wildlife Management Area

6   Effective year round, in those portions of M.U. 2-4 and M.U. 2-8 shown on the attached Map No. 1-6.

Boundary Bay Wildlife Management Area

7   Effective year round, in that portion of M.U. 2-4 shown on the attached Map No. 1-7.

Coquitlam River Wildlife Management Area

8   Effective year round, in those portions of M.U. 2-8 shown on the attached Map No. 1-8.

Lhá:lt / Harrison-Chehalis Wildlife Management Area

9   Effective year round, in those portions of M.U. 2-18 and M.U. 2-19 shown on the attached Map No. 1-9.

Pemberton Wetlands Wildlife Management Area

10   Effective year round, in those portions of M.U. 2-9 and M.U. 2-11 shown on the attached Map No. 1-10.

Pitt-Addington Marsh Wildlife Management Area

11   Effective year round, in those portions of M.U. 2-8 shown on the attached Map No. 1-11.

Roberts Bank Wildlife Management Area

12   Effective year round, in those portions of M.U. 2-4 shown on the attached Map No. 1-12.

Serpentine Wildlife Management Area

13   Effective year round, in that portion of M.U. 2-4 shown on the attached Map No. 1-13.

Skwelwil'em Squamish Estuary Wildlife Management Area

14   Effective year round, in those portions of M.U. 2-6, M.U. 2-7 and M.U. 2-8 shown on the attached Map No. 1-14.

South Arm Marshes Wildlife Management Area

15   Effective year round, in those portions of M.U. 2-4 shown on the attached Map No. 1-15.

Sturgeon Bank Wildlife Management Area

16   Effective year round, in those portions of M.U. 2-4 shown on the attached Map No. 1-16.

Schedule 2

[am. B.C. Reg. 111/2019, s. 2.]

No Campfires

Cluxewe Wildlife Management Area

1   Effective year round, in that portion of M.U. 1-13 as shown on the attached Map No. 2-1.

Lazo Marsh-North East Comox Wildlife Management Area

2   Effective year round, in that portion of M.U. 1-6 as shown on the attached Map No. 2-2.

Parksville-Qualicum Beach Wildlife Management Area

3   Effective year round, in those portions of M.U. 1-5 and M.U. 1-6 as shown on the attached Map No. 2-3.

Quatse Estuary Wildlife Management Area

4   Effective year round, in that portion of M.U. 1-13 as shown on the attached Map No. 2-4.

Tofino Mudflats Wildlife Management Area

5   Effective year round, in that portion of M.U. 1-8 as shown on the attached Map No. 2-5.

Bert Brink Wildlife Management Area

6   Effective year round, in those portions of M.U. 2-4 and M.U. 2-8 shown on the attached Map No. 2-6.

Boundary Bay Wildlife Management Area

7   Effective year round, in that portion of M.U. 2-4 shown on the attached Map No. 2-7.

Coquitlam River Wildlife Management Area

8   Effective year round, in those portions of M.U. 2-8 shown on the attached Map No. 2-8.

Lhá:lt / Harrison-Chehalis Wildlife Management Area

9   Effective year round, in those portions of M.U. 2-18 and M.U. 2-19 shown on the attached Map No. 2-9.

Pemberton Wetlands Wildlife Management Area

10   Effective year round, in those portions of M.U. 2-9 and M.U. 2-11 shown on the attached Map No. 2-10.

Pitt-Addington Marsh Wildlife Management Area

11   Effective year round, in those portions of M.U. 2-8 shown on the attached Map No. 2-11.

Roberts Bank Wildlife Management Area

12   Effective year round, in those portions of M.U. 2-4 shown on the attached Map No. 2-12.

Serpentine Wildlife Management Area

13   Effective year round, in that portion of M.U. 2-4 shown on the attached Map No. 2-13.

Skwelwil'em Squamish Estuary Wildlife Management Area

14   Effective year round, in those portions of M.U. 2-6, M.U. 2-7 and M.U. 2-8 shown on the attached Map No. 2-14.

South Arm Marshes Wildlife Management Area

15   Effective year round, in those portions of M.U. 2-4 shown on the attached Map No. 2-15.

Sturgeon Bank Wildlife Management Area

16   Effective year round, in those portions of M.U. 2-4 shown on the attached Map No. 2-16.

Schedule 3

No Dogs in March or April

Parksville-Qualicum Beach Wildlife Management Area — portions

1   The following portions of the Parksville-Qualicum Beach Wildlife Management Area:

(a) the intertidal zone, from the mean high water mark to the mean low water mark, contained within the area located from that point of land at the end of Doehle Avenue extending in an easterly direction for approximately 2.5 km to the mouth of the Englishman River;

(b) the intertidal zone, from the mean high water mark to the mean low water mark, contained within the area located from that point of land at the end of Seacrest Place extending in an easterly direction for approximately 3.5 km to the mouth of French Creek;

(c) the intertidal zone, from the mean high water mark to the mean low water mark, contained within the area located from that point of land at the end of Seacroft Road extending in a westerly direction for approximately 2 km to the mouth of the Little Qualicum River.

Schedule 4

[am. B.C. Reg. 111/2019, s. 3.]

Dogs Must Be on Leash

Cluxewe Wildlife Management Area

1   Effective year round, in that portion of M.U. 1-13 as shown on the attached Map No. 4-1.

Green Mountain Wildlife Management Area

2   Effective year round, in that portion of M.U. 1-5 as shown on the attached Map No. 4-2.

Lazo Marsh-North East Comox Wildlife Management Area

3   Effective year round, in that portion of M.U. 1-6 as shown on the attached Map No. 4-3.

Parksville-Qualicum Beach Wildlife Management Area

4   Effective year round, in those portions of M.U. 1-5 and M.U. 1-6 as shown on the attached Map No. 4-4.

Quatse Estuary Wildlife Management Area

5   Effective year round, in that portion of M.U. 1-13 as shown on the attached Map No. 4-5.

Tofino Mudflats Wildlife Management Area

6   Effective year round, in that portion of M.U. 1-8 as shown on the attached Map No. 4-6.

Bert Brink Wildlife Management Area

7   Effective year round, in those portions of M.U. 2-4 and M.U. 2-8 shown on the attached Map No. 4-7.

Boundary Bay Wildlife Management Area

8   Effective year round, in that portion of M.U. 2-4 shown on the attached Map No. 4-8.

Coquitlam River Wildlife Management Area

9   Effective year round, in those portions of M.U. 2-8 shown on the attached Map No. 4-9.

Lhá:lt / Harrison-Chehalis Wildlife Management Area

10   Effective year round, in those portions of M.U. 2-18 and M.U. 2-19 shown on the attached Map No. 4-10.

Pemberton Wetlands Wildlife Management Area

11   Effective year round, in those portions of M.U. 2-9 and M.U. 2-11 shown on the attached Map No. 4-11.

Pitt-Addington Marsh Wildlife Management Area

12   Effective year round, in those portions of M.U. 2-8 shown on the attached Map No. 4-12.

Roberts Bank Wildlife Management Area

13   Effective year round, in those portions of M.U. 2-4 shown on the attached Map No. 4-13.

Serpentine Wildlife Management Area

14   Effective year round, in that portion of M.U. 2-4 shown on the attached Map No. 4-14.

Skwelwil'em Squamish Estuary Wildlife Management Area

15   Effective year round, in those portions of M.U. 2-6, M.U. 2-7 and M.U. 2-8 shown on the attached Map No. 4-15.

South Arm Marshes Wildlife Management Area

16   Effective year round, in those portions of M.U. 2-4 shown on the attached Map No. 4-16.

Sturgeon Bank Wildlife Management Area

17   Effective year round, in those portions of M.U. 2-4 shown on the attached Map No. 4-17.

Maps

[am. B.C. Regs. 68/2015, App. 2; 111/2019.]

Maps are exempt from publication and may be inspected at the offices of the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations, 2975 Jutland Road, Victoria, B.C. V8T 5J9, during regular office hours.

[Provisions relevant to the enactment of this regulation: Wildlife Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 488, ss. 108 and 109.]