Lake Frome Regional Reserve
|Lake Frome Regional Reserve
IUCN category VI (protected area with sustainable use of natural resources)
|Nearest town or city||Hawker|
|Established||19 December 1991|
|Area||258,240 hectares (638,100 acres)|
|Managing authorities||Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources|
|See also||Protected areas of South Australia|
Lake Frome Regional Reserve is a type of protected area known as a regional reserve. It is located in South Australia approximately 750 kilometres (470 mi) north-east of the Adelaide city centre and has an area of 75,221 hectares (185,880 acres). It was proclaimed on 19 December 1991 for the following purposes and uses:
…to extend the conservation management of the adjoining Vulkathunha-Gammon Ranges National Park. It conserves a large arid salt lake system that is of regional geological significance. The dominant land use of the reserve is biological and cultural conservation.
- "Protected Areas Information System - reserve list (as of 17 Feb 2014)" (PDF). Department of Environment Water and Natural Resources. Retrieved 27 March 2014.
- "Regional reserves". Department of Environment Water and Natural Resources. Retrieved 31 March 2014.
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