Welcome to the North Island - Central Coast Resource  District

General Information

From the Nimpkish Valley on Vancouver Island in the south to Princess Royal Island in the north, the North Island - Central Coast Resource District stretches from the Pacific Ocean to Tweedsmuir Provincial Park over some of the most rugged and beautiful wilderness in British Columbia. It is the home of coastal temperate rainforest, rare wildlife and plant species and contains an abundance of other natural resources.Atnarko River, Tweedsmuir Provincial Park

The North Island - Central Coast Resource District office is located in Port McNeill on Northern Vancouver Island.  With a field office located in the Bella Coola Valley community of Hagensborg, the Central Coast can be reached by Highway 20 from Williams Lake.  It can also be accessed by B.C. Ferries Discovery Coast Passage during the summer months and regular scheduled flights throughout the year.  It is remote, but becoming more well known globally due to the establishment of the Great Bear Rainforest in 2016.


First Nations

For information on the NICCRD First Nations Program, please visit our First Nations Program webpage.

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North Island - Central Coast Resource District
Mailing Address: Box 7000 Port McNeill V0N2R0
Physical Address: 2217 Mine Road Port McNeill V0N2R0
Telephone: 250 956-5000
Facsimile: 250 956-5005
E-Mail:   Forests.NorthIslandCentralCoast DistrictOffice@gov.bc.ca
Central Coast Field Office
Mailing Address:  P.O. BOX 1000 Bella Coola V0T1C0
Physical Address:  1681 Airport Road  Bella Coola  V0T1C0
Telephone:  250 982-2000
Facsimile:  250 982-2090

North Island - Central Coast District Staff Directory