Wills Creek Conservation Park
|Wills Creek Conservation Park|
Wills Creek, Yorke Peninsula - high tide at dawn.
|Nearest town or city||Price|
|Established||14 December 2006|
|Area||22.98 km2 (8.9 sq mi)|
|Managing authorities||Department for Environment and Water|
|See also||Protected areas of South Australia|
Wills Creek Conservation Park is a protected area located on the Yorke Peninsula adjoining the north west coast of Gulf St Vincent in South Australia immediately east of Price. The conservation park which was proclaimed in 2006 under the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1972, is considered to be ‘a significant coastal wetland/estuary area supporting mangroves and intertidal habitats’ and that two creeks located within its boundaries, Wills and Shag Creeks, are ‘known fish nursery areas’ and ‘an important habitat for seabirds’. The conservation park is classified as an IUCN Category VI protected area.
- "Terrestrial Protected Areas of South Australia (refer 'DETAIL' tab )". CAPAD 2016. Australian Government, Department of the Environment (DoE). 2016. Retrieved 21 February 2018.
- "Protected Areas Information System - reserve list (as of 17 Feb 2014)" (PDF). Department of Environment Water and Natural Resources. Retrieved 26 March 2014.
- "Wills Creek Conservation Park". Gazetteer of Australia online. Geoscience Australia, Australian Government.
- "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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