Highlands is a stunningly beautiful rural residential area just northwest of Victoria British Columbia Canada with a population of about 2000 people. It's blessed with an exceptional abundance of scenic beauty, native plant and animal life, and public parkland. It is home to large portions of Gowlland Tod Provincial Park and Mount Work Regional Park containing protected Douglas fir habitat and old-growth forest.
Highlands is a primarily residential community, rural in nature, and blessed with an exceptional abundance of scenic beauty, native plant and animal life, and public parkland. A high value is placed on the natural environment and rural lifestyle. Highlanders are actively involved in the community, which fosters a spirit that is both self-reliant and cooperative.
More than one-third of the Highlands is protected as municipal, regional, and provincial parkland. Great pride is evident in the stewardship of the environment by ensuring that new developments include conservation covenants limiting human encroachment.
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