Bishop Bay - Monkey Beach Corridor Conservancy
About This Conservancy
Bishop Bay-Monkey Beach Corridor Conservancy is a small wedge-shaped conservancy by Bishop Cove on the east side of Ursula Channel and lies within the much larger Bishop Bay-Monkey Beach Conservancy.
Bishop Bay-Monkey Beach Corridor Conservancy was established to allow road construction for the purpose of providing access to timber harvesting operations outside and to the east of the conservancies.
Established Date: May 31, 2007
Conservancy Size: 13 hectares (5 hectares of upland and 8 hectares of foreshore)
- There are no facilities in the conservancy but there is a Haisla Nation cabin very close by at Bishop Cove in adjacent Bishop Bay-Monkey Beach Conservancy.
Location and Maps
- Lakelse Douglas Channel Area map [PDF 1.87MB]
- Reference: Marine Chart #3743 (Douglas Channel).
- Reference: 1:50,000 scale Topographic Map #103 H/7 (Ursula Channel).
PO Box 214
2109 Forest Avenue
Kitimat, BC, Canada V8C 2G7
Phone: 250-632-6294 or 1-800-664-6554
Maps and Brochures
Nature and Culture
- History: Bishop Bay-Monkey Beach Corridor Conservancy was designated as a conservancy on May 31, 2007 following recommendations from the North Coast Land and Resource Management Plan. Re-activation of the log landing site and logging road by the Licencee (BC Timber Sales) and contractor (Alm-Wood Contracting Ltd.) was completed in the summer of 2007.
- Cultural Heritage: The conservancy is in the asserted traditional territories of the Haisla, Gitga’at and Gitxaala Nations. Use the below links for more information or to contact these First Nations.
- Wildlife: General Wildlife, Marine & Outdoor Ethics Information
Activities Available at this Conservancy
Facilities Available at this Conservancy
Cabins / Huts / Yurts
Prior approval is needed for use of Haisla Nation cabins. Please contact the Haisla Nation at 250-639-9361 (ext. 207 or 213).
A trapper’s cabin, built by the Haisla Nation, adjacent to the north side of the conservancy at Bishop Cove, is available for public use. Located by the creek mouth in Bishop Cove, the cabin is 15’ x 12’ with 2 double bunk beds, and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Be prepared to sleep outside if the cabin is full.