Canadian Biosphere Reserves

As of March 2012 there were 580 UNESCO Biosphere initiatives in 114 countries around the world.  Sixteen Biosphere reserves have been designated in Canada.

Biosphere Reserves in Canada
Designated

Southwest Nova Biosphere Reserve
Nova Scotia, Designated in 2001

Bras d’Or Lake Biosphere Reserve
Nova Scotia, Designated in 2011

Fundy Biosphere Reserve
New Brunswick, Designated in 2007

Manicouagan-Uapishka
Québec, Designated in 2007

Charlevoix
Québec, Designated in 1988

Mont Saint-Hilaire
Québec, Designated in 1978

Lac Saint Pierre
Québec, Designated in 2000

Frontenac Arch-Thousand Islands
Ontario, Designated in 2002

Niagara Escarpment
Ontario, Designated in 1990

Long Point
Ontario, Designated in 1986

Georgian Bay Littoral
Ontario, Designated in 2004

Riding Mountain
Manitoba, Designated in 1986

Redberry Lake
Saskatchewan, Designated in 2000

Waterton
Alberta, Designated in 1979

Mount Arrowsmith
British Columbia, Designated in 2000

Clayoquot Sound
British Columbia, Designated in 2000

Proposed

Mingan Archipelago
Québec