Troubridge Island Conservation Park
|Troubridge Island Conservation Park
Troubridge Island Lighthouse
|Nearest town or city||Edithburgh|
|Established||16 December 1982|
|Area||2.59 km2 (1.0 sq mi)|
|Visitation||estimated 350-400 (in 2009)|
|Managing authorities||Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources|
|Website||Troubridge Island Conservation Park|
|See also||Protected areas of South Australia|
Troubridge Island Conservation Park is a protected area includes all of Troubridge Island and some adjoining waters about 8 kilometres (5.0 miles) East-southeast of Edithburgh in South Australia and about 74 kilometres (46 miles) southwest of Adelaide. The park was proclaimed in 1982 under National Parks and Wildlife Act 1972 ‘to conserve sea-bird rookeries and to preserve heritage values of a lighthouse and associated keepers’ cottages’. In 1986 the park was extended to include an area of intertidal waters around the island. The conservation park is classified as an IUCN Category III protected area.
Citations and references
- "CAPAD 2012 South Australia Summary (see 'DETAIL' tab)". CAPAD 2012. Australian Government - Department of the Environment. 6 February 2014. Retrieved 6 February 2014.
- DEH, 2009, page 29
- DEH, 2009, pages 1-2
- Management Plan - Althorpe Islands, Goose Island and Troubridge Island Conservation Parks (PDF). Adelaide: Department of Environment & Heritage (DEH). 2009. ISBN 978-1-921466-76-2.
- Troubridge Island Conservation Park official webpage
- Troubridge Island Conservation Park webpage on protected planet
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