The Gwaii Haanas NMCAR and Haida Heritage Site was established on June 17, 2010 thereby protecting the waters surrounding Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve and Haida Heritage Site. Gwaii Haanas is currently the only place on Earth to be protected from mountaintop to sea floor.

The Gwaii Haanas National Marine Conservation Area Reserve extends about ten kilometres offshore from Gwaii Haanas, and encompasses approximately 3,400 km2 of the Hecate Strait and Queen Charlotte Shelf Marine Regions.

Throughout the year, Gwaii Haanas staff publishes a Marine Newsletter to up-date and inform the public about management decisions and opportunities to participate in the planning of Gwaii Haanas Marine. These are available to download from the Gwaii Haanas website.





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