Conservation reserve

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A conservation reserve is a protected area set aside for conservation purposes.

Conservation reserves by country[edit]


In South Australia, a conservation reserve is a type of protected area declared under the Crown Land Management Act 2009 for parcels of 'land set aside for conservation of natural and cultural features.'[1]

United States[edit]

In the United States the Conservation Reserve Program offers annual payments for 10-15 year contracts to participants who establish grass, shrub and tree cover on environmentally sensitive lands. It was reauthorized in the 1996 Farm Bill and the 2002 Farm Bill.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Types of parks". Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources. Retrieved 29 March 2014.