Chowilla Regional Reserve

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Chowilla Regional Reserve
IUCN category VI (protected area with sustainable use of natural resources)
Chowilla Regional Reserve is located in South Australia
Chowilla Regional Reserve
Chowilla Regional Reserve
State South Australia
Nearest town or city Berri[1]
Coordinates 33°41′47.7″S 140°51′48.9″E / 33.696583°S 140.863583°E / -33.696583; 140.863583Coordinates: 33°41′47.7″S 140°51′48.9″E / 33.696583°S 140.863583°E / -33.696583; 140.863583
Area 75,221 hectares (185,880 acres)[1]
Established 8 April1993[1]
Managing authorities Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources
Official site official site

Chowilla Regional Reserve is a type of protected area known as a regional reserve. It is located in South Australia approximately 250 kilometres (160 mi) north-east of Adelaide. It was proclaimed 8 April 1993 in conjunction with the Chowilla Game Reserve and has an area of 75,221 hectares (185,880 acres). ‘It protects and conserves a semi-arid environment adjacent to the Murray River. The dominant land uses of the reserve are pastoral production, conservation of natural and historic features and tourism/recreation.’ [2]

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  1. ^ a b c "Protected Areas Information System - reserve list (as of 17 Feb 2014)". Department of Environment Water and Natural Resources. Retrieved 27 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "Regional reserves". Department of Environment Water and Natural Resources. Retrieved 31 March 2014. 

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