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Upper Shuswap River Ecological Reserve

Date Established: 1975
Size: 70 ha
Upper Shuswap River - Ecological Reserve


Ecological Reserves are areas in British Columbia selected to preserve representative and special natural ecosystems, plant and animal species, features, and phenomena. Ecological Reserves provide the highest level of protection for the maintenance of physical and biological diversity while allowing for research and educational activities. More information on Ecological Reserves »

Upper Shuswap River Ecological Reserve was established for retention of old-growth western red cedar stands of exceptional growth in the area of wet interior climate.


Detailed Ecological Reserve Description

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Detailed Description

Supporting Documents

Location and Maps

Upper Shuswap River valley, 50 km NNE of Cherryville

Ecological Zones

Management Planning

Online management planning information for this Ecological Reserve is not available at this time.