Protected areas of the Northern Territory

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The protected areas of the Northern Territory consists of protected areas managed by the governments of the Northern Territory and Australia and private organisations with a reported total area of 335,527 square kilometres (129,548 sq mi) being 24.8% of the total area of the Northern Territory of Australia.[1]

Summary by type and jurisdiction[edit]

As of June 2018, the Parks and Wildlife Commission of the Northern Territory managed 86 ‘parks and reserves’ including 22 that have not been declared with a total reported area of 50,603 square kilometres (19,538 sq mi).[2]

As of 2016, the protected areas within the Australian government jurisdiction included two national parks with a total area of 20,444 square kilometres (7,893 sq mi) and 15 Indigenous Protected Areas with a total area of 260,662 square kilometres (100,642 sq mi).[1]

As of August 2016, there were three private protected areas declared under the Territory Parks and Wildlife Conservation Act with a total area of 1,405 square kilometres (542 sq mi)[3] while in late 2016, another three private protected areas were listed under the National Reserve System with a total area of 1,405 square kilometres (542 sq mi) were listed by the Australian government.[1]

Northern Territory government[edit]

Coastal Reserves[edit]

Conservation Areas[edit]

Conservation Covenants[edit]

Conservation Reserves[edit]

Historical Reserves[edit]

Hunting Reserves[edit]

Management Agreement Areas[edit]

Marine Parks[edit]

Marine Reserves[edit]

National Parks[edit]

Nature Parks[edit]

Holmes Jungle Nature Park

Protected Areas[edit]

Other places[edit]

Australian government[edit]

Indigenous Protected Areas[edit]

The following Indigenous Protected Areas have been established in the Northern Territory:[5]

National parks[edit]

The following national parks are managed by the Director of National Parks on the behalf of the Australian government and indigenous land owners:[6]

Private protected areas[edit]

Northern Territory jurisdiction[edit]

See Conservation Covenants above

Australian Wildlife Conservancy sanctuaries[edit]

Australian Wildlife Conservancy owns and operates the following private protected areas in the Northern Territory:[7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Terrestrial Protected Areas by Reserve Type in Northern Territory (2016)". CAPAD 2016. Australian government. 2016. Retrieved 15 January 2018. 
  2. ^ "NT Parks and Reserves Estate". Parks and Wildlife Commission of the Northern Territory. 2018. Retrieved 21 June 2018. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq ar as at au av aw ax ay az ba bb bc bd be bf bg bh bi bj bk bl bm bn bo bp bq br bs bt bu bv bw bx by bz ca cb cc cd ce cf "Parks and Reserves" (PDF). Parks and Wildlife Commission of the Northern Territory. 15 March 2018. Retrieved 21 June 2018. 
  4. ^ a b "Marine Protected Areas in coastal waters of Northern Territory". CAPAD 2016. Australian government. Retrieved 10 January 2018. 
  5. ^ "Declared Indigenous Protected Areas in the Northern Territory". Department of the Environment. Retrieved 18 September 2015. 
  6. ^ "National Parks". Commonwealth of Australia. Retrieved 18 September 2015. 
  7. ^ "Sanctuaries". Australian Wildlife Conservancy. Retrieved 18 September 2015. 
  8. ^ "A landmark project at Fish River Station". The Nature Conservancy. THE NATURE CONSERVANCY AUSTRALIA. Retrieved Feb 17, 2018. 

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