Chowilla Regional Reserve

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Chowilla Regional Reserve
South Australia
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
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
Established 8 April 1993[1]
Area 752.21 km2 (290.4 sq mi)[1]
Managing authorities Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources
Robertson Chowilla Pty Ltd[2]
Website Chowilla Regional Reserve
Footnotes Coordinates[3]
See also Protected areas of South Australia

Chowilla Regional Reserve is protected area in the Australian state of South Australia located in the gazetted locality of Chowilla about 250 kilometres (160 mi) north-east of the state capital 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.’[4]

The regional reserve is classified as an IUCN Category VI protected area.[3]

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  1. ^ a b c "Protected Areas Information System - reserve list (as of 17 Feb 2014)" (PDF). Department of Environment Water and Natural Resources. Retrieved 27 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "Fire Management Plan, Bookmark Mallee 2009-2019" (PDF). Department for Environment and Heritage. p. 54. Retrieved 28 September 2015. 
  3. ^ a b "Terrestrial Protected Areas of South Australia (see 'DETAIL' tab)". CAPAD 2014. Australian Government - Department of the Environment. 2014. Retrieved 13 March 2015. 
  4. ^ "Regional reserves". Department of Environment Water and Natural Resources. Retrieved 31 March 2014. 

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