Minlacowie Conservation Park

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Minlacowie Conservation Park
South Australia
IUCN category VI (protected area with sustainable use of natural resources)
Minlacowie Conservation Park is located in South Australia
Minlacowie Conservation Park
Minlacowie Conservation Park
Nearest town or cityStansbury.
Coordinates34°52′57″S 137°39′10″E / 34.88250°S 137.65278°E / -34.88250; 137.65278Coordinates: 34°52′57″S 137°39′10″E / 34.88250°S 137.65278°E / -34.88250; 137.65278
Established14 February 2008 [1]
Area28 ha (69 acres)[1]
Managing authoritiesDepartment of Environment, Water and Natural Resources
See alsoProtected areas of South Australia

Minlacowie Conservation Park is a protected area located in the Yorke Peninsula of South Australia about 13 kilometres (8.1 miles) west of Stansbury. The conservation park was proclaimed under the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1972 in 2008. The following statement of significance appears in the park's management plan:

Minlacowie Conservation Park (28.5 hectares; proclaimed in 2008) is located about 13 kilometres west of Stansbury. The park comprises a small patch of remnant mallee/broombush vegetation in very good condition, and conserves a number of significant plant species including the nationally and state vulnerable Winter Spider-orchid (Caladenia brumalis).

The conservation park is classified as an IUCN Category VI protected area.[2][3][4]


  1. ^ 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.
  2. ^ "CAPAD 2012 South Australia Summary (see 'DETAIL' tab)". CAPAD 2012. Australian Government - Department of the Environment. 6 February 2014. Retrieved 6 February 2014.
  3. ^ "Minlacowie Conservation Park". Gazetteer of Australia online. Geoscience Australia, Australian Government.
  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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