Leven Beach Conservation Park

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Leven Beach Conservation Park
South Australia
Leven Beach Conservation Park is located in South Australia
Leven Beach Conservation Park
Leven Beach Conservation Park
Nearest town or cityPoint Turton[2]
Coordinates34°54′25″S 137°11′59″E / 34.90694°S 137.19972°E / -34.90694; 137.19972Coordinates: 34°54′25″S 137°11′59″E / 34.90694°S 137.19972°E / -34.90694; 137.19972
Established23 June 1988[3]
Area470 ha (1,200 acres)[3]
Managing authoritiesDepartment for Environment and Water
See alsoProtected areas of South Australia

Leven Beach Conservation Park is a protected area in the Australian state of South Australia, located on the north coast of the lower part of Yorke Peninsula within the boundaries of the gazetted localities of Point Souttar and The Pines about 10 kilometres (6.2 miles) west north-west of Point Turton.[2]

The conservation park was proclaimed in 1988 for the purpose of conserving ‘sheoak woodland and potentially provides habitat for a nationally endangered species of butterfly, the Yellowish Sedge-skipper Butterfly’.[4]

The conservation park is classified as an IUCN Category III protected area.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Terrestrial Protected Areas of South Australia (refer 'DETAIL' tab )". CAPAD 2016. Australian Government, Department of the Environment (DoE). 2016. Retrieved 21 February 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Search result for "Leven Beach Conservation Park" (Record no SA0039233) with the following layers being selected - "Suburbs and Localities" and "Place names (gazetteer)"". Government of South Australia. Retrieved 15 May 2017.
  3. ^ a b "Protected Areas Information System - reserve list (as of 17 Feb 2014)" (PDF). Department of Environment Water and Natural Resources. Retrieved 26 March 2014.
  4. ^ "Mainland Conservation Parks of Yorke Peninsula Management Plan 2009" (PDF). Department for Environment and Heritage. p. 2. Retrieved 15 July 2014.

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