Khutzeymateen Valley

KHUTZEYMATEEN VALLEY  () , 443 sq km, is a wilderness watershed north of PRINCE RUPERT in the COAST MTS. It is part of the traditional territory of the TSIMSHIAN First Nation. The name derives from a Tsimshian word meaning "in valley." LOGGING has occurred in the watershed, but in 1992 the government designated part of the estuary and valley a grizzly BEAR reserve, off-limits to hunting and logging, the only grizzly bear sanctuary in Canada....

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