Dudley Conservation Park
|Dudley Conservation Park
|Nearest town or city||Kingscote|
|Established||1 January 1970|
|Area||1,768 hectares (4,370 acres) |
|Managing authorities||Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources|
|See also||Protected areas of South Australia|
The conservation park has an area of 1,768 hectares (4,370 acres). It lies on the Dudley Peninsula on the eastern end of the island, about 10 km (6.2 mi)m south-east of American River and 12 km (7.5 mi) south-west of Penneshaw. The conservation park’s vegetation is mostly an open scrub of Eucalyptus diversifolia and E. rugosa, with E. cneorifolia (the KI Narrow-leaved Mallee for which the park was dedicated) only occurring as an infrequent sub-dominant. There are limestone ridges and sandhill country in the south-eastern corner. The conservation park is classified as an IUCN Category Ia protected area.
- "Protected Areas Information System - reserve list (as of 17 Feb 2014)" (PDF). Department of Environment Water and Natural Resources. Retrieved 27 March 2014.
- "Terrestrial Protected Areas of South Australia (see 'DETAIL' tab)". CAPAD 2014. Australian Government - Department of the Environment. 2014. Retrieved 13 March 2015.
- Anon (1987). Conservation Parks of Kangaroo Island Management Plan (PDF). Adelaide: Department of Environment and Planning, South Australia. ISBN 0-7243-8983-0.
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