Burdwood Group Conservancy is a cluster of islands, including Denham Island, Walker Islet and several other unnamed islands and islets, situated between Gilford and Broughton islands at the entrance to Tribune Channel in the southern Central Coast of British Columbia. The conservancy is 48 km northeast of Port McNeill on Vancouver Island and 290 km northwest of Vancouver. The Burdwood Group Conservancy islands and islets comprise a total land area of 121 ha.
Burdwood Group Conservancy was established on March 13, 2009 pursuant to the Protected Areas of British Columbia (Conservancies and Parks) Amendment Act , 2008. The conservancy is included in Schedule E of the Protected Areas of British Columbia Act and is administered under the Park Act .
Burdwood Group Conservancy protects a unique cluster of forested islands and islets in the protected waters at the entrance to Tribune Channel between Gilford Island and the mainland. The Burdwood Group of islands protects largely undisturbed forested upland habitats within a rich and diverse marine environment.
Shell beaches and shell middens are protected Archeological sites and therefore disturbance is prohibited. No shells or other materials can be removed from the beach areas. Ground disturbance such as digging, is not permitted on the upland portion of the conservancy.