The purpose of establishing and promoting a wildlife viewing network in the Northern part of Vancouver Island is to provide an attraction to local and visiting nature and eco-tourism enthusiasts and to raise awarenwss of conservation initiatives.
have been completed or are underway on Wildlife Reserves and
Wildlife Management Areas near the communities of Sayward,
McNeill and Port Hardy.
Specifically these properties comprise the estuaries of the
Salmon River, Sayward; Zeballos
River, Zeballos; the Cluxewe Salt
Marsh and Estuary; and the Quatse
River Estuary in Hardy Bay, Port Hardy. These viewing
opportunities are the "core" of a more extensive set of opportunities
that are available on the North Island.