Prohibited activity: Prevost Island and surrounding area

Issued: May 01, 2014

Issued 2014-05-01 (YYYY-MM-DD)

Time 15:26:55

Prohibited Activity Order

Pursuant to Section 7(1) of the National Parks General Regulations, the following activities are hereby prohibited by order of the Superintendent, Gulf Islands National Park Reserve of Canada:

Location: Prevost Island and surrounding area

Other than for park management purposes or by written authorization from the Superintendent:

• All vessels (including human, wind and motor powered vessels) are prohibited from approaching closer than 25 m to the following areas, except with due regard to the observance of good seamanship; and

• All persons and vessels are prohibited from going ashore on the following areas:

- Hawkins Island

- Red Islets (including Bright Islet)

- Channel Islets

The purpose of this order is to prevent the disturbance of important resting, nesting and feeding areas for resident and migratory birds, and to protect designated special preservation areas due to their ecological and / or cultural sensitivity.

Contravention of this order may result in fines or court prosecution under regulations pursuant to the Canada National Parks Act.

Effective Date: 1 May 2014

Jim GREENFIELD, Acting Superintendent, Gulf Islands National Park Reserve