Lake Robe Game Reserve

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Lake Robe Game Reserve
South Australia
IUCN category VI (protected area with sustainable use of natural resources)
Lake Robe Game Reserve is located in South Australia
Lake Robe Game Reserve
Lake Robe Game Reserve
Nearest town or cityRobe
Coordinates37°12′47″S 139°47′59″E / 37.21306°S 139.79972°E / -37.21306; 139.79972Coordinates: 37°12′47″S 139°47′59″E / 37.21306°S 139.79972°E / -37.21306; 139.79972
Established4 November 1993[1]
Area4.06 km2 (1.6 sq mi)[1]
Managing authoritiesDepartment for Environment and Water
See alsoProtected areas of South Australia

Lake Robe Game Reserve is a protected area located about 6 kilometres (3.7 miles) south of the town of Robe in South Australia. It covers the saline lake, Lake Robe, and some surrounding land and also immediately adjoins the northern boundary of the Little Dip Conservation Park. It was proclaimed on 4 November 1993 to protect "valuable habitats for a variety of waterbirds, and terrestrial mammals notably the hooded plover (Thinomis rubricollis), sharp-tailed sandpiper (Calidris acuminata), and the swamp rat (Rattus lutreolus)" and to manage recreational duck hunting activity. The game reserve is classified as an IUCN Category VI protected area.[2][3][4]

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  1. ^ a b "Protected Areas Information System - reserve list (as of 25 November 2014)" (PDF). Department of Environment Water and Natural Resources. Retrieved 8 January 2015.
  2. ^ "Lake Robe Game Reserve". Gazetteer of Australia online. Geoscience Australia, Australian Government.
  3. ^ South East Region, Heritage and Biodiversity Division, DEHAA (1999), Small coastal parks of the South East management plan - amendment to plan of management - Lake Robe Game Reserve (PDF), Department of Environment Heritage and Aboriginal Affairs (DEHAA), pp. i & 3, ISBN 0-7308-5848-0
  4. ^ "Terrestrial Protected Areas of South Australia (see 'DETAIL' tab)". CAPAD 2012. Australian Government - Department of the Environment. 6 February 2014. Retrieved 6 February 2014.

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