Wanilla Land Settlement Conservation Park

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Wanilla Land Settlement Conservation Park
South Australia
Wanilla Land Settlement Conservation Park is located in South Australia
Wanilla Land Settlement Conservation Park
Wanilla Land Settlement Conservation Park
Nearest town or city Wanilla
Coordinates 34°31′53″S 135°40′33″E / 34.5314°S 135.6757°E / -34.5314; 135.6757Coordinates: 34°31′53″S 135°40′33″E / 34.5314°S 135.6757°E / -34.5314; 135.6757
Established 14 November 1985 (1985-11-14)[1]
Area 17 hectares (42 acres)[1]
Managing authorities Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources
Footnotes Coordinates[2]
Nearest town[3]
Managing authority[1]
See also Protected areas of South Australia

Wanilla Land Settlement Conservation Park is a protected area located in the Australian state of South Australia on the Eyre Peninsula in the gazetted locality of Wanilla on the southern side of the Wanilla town centre.[3][4]

Land in section 121 in the cadastral unit of the Hundred of Wanilla first received protected area status on 14 November 1985 as a conservation reserve proclaimed under the Crown Lands Act 1929 to “protect regionally threatened Sugar Gum woodlands” as well as “numerous plant species of conservation significance, as well as species that are endemic to the region.” The conservation reserve was resumed and proclaimed as the Wanilla Land Settlement Conservation Park on 7 December 2006 “without access under State mining legislation.”[4][5][6]

In 2007, the conservation park was described by its managing authority as follows:[4]

Wanilla Land Settlement Conservation Park was proclaimed on 7 December 2006 under the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1972, to protect and conserve endemic, remnant vegetation and a site of heritage significance. The park was proclaimed without access under State mining legislation. Wanilla Land Settlement Conservation Park contains four major vegetation communities, one of which (Eucalyptus peninsularis, E. leptophylla and E. pileata open mallee) is listed as threatened in South Australia. The park also protects numerous plant species of conservation significance and provides suitable habitat for the nationally vulnerable Granite Mudwort (Limosella granitica).

The conservation park is classified as an IUCN Category III protected area.[2]

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  1. ^ a b c "Protected Areas Information System - reserve list (as of 11 July 2016)" (PDF). Department of Environment Water and Natural Resources. 11 July 2016. Retrieved 14 July 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "Terrestrial Protected Areas of South Australia (see 'DETAIL' tab)". CAPAD 2014. Australian Government, Department of the Environment (DoE). 2014. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  3. ^ a b "Search result(s) for Wanilla Land Settlement Conservation Park (Record No. SA0010682) with the following layers being selected - "Parcel labels", "Suburbs and Localities", "Hundreds", "Place names (gazetteer)" and "Road labels"". Property Location Browser. Government of South Australia. Retrieved 6 January 2017. 
  4. ^ a b c "Conservation Parks of Lower Eyre Peninsula Management Plan" (PDF). Department for Environment and Heritage. 2007. p. 3. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  5. ^ "CROWN LANDS ACT 1929: SECTION 5" (PDF). The South Australian Government Gazette. Government of South Australia: 4211. 7 December 2006. Retrieved 7 January 2017. 
  6. ^ "National Parks and Wildlife (Wanilla Land Settlement Conservation Park) Proclamation 2006" (PDF). The South Australian Government Gazette. Government of South Australia: 4276. 7 December 2006. Retrieved 7 January 2017. 

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