Bakara Conservation Park facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsBakara Conservation Park
Maggea, South Australia
Bakara Conservation Park, January 2015
|Nearest town or city||Maggea|
|Established||15 May 1986|
|Area||20.29 km2 (7.8 sq mi)|
|Managing authorities||Department for Environment and Water|
|See also||Protected areas of South Australia|
The conservation park consists of land in sections 54 and 55 in the cadastral unit of the Hundred of Bakara. Section 55 was compulsory acquired by the Government of South Australia in 1983 and was proclaimed on 15 May 1986 as a conservation park under the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1972. It was extended to the north by the addition of Section 54 on 6 August 2009. As of 2015, it covered an area of 20.29 square kilometres (7.83 sq mi).
The conservation park provides habitat for malleefowl, and local landholders are involved in active fox and rabbit control in the conservation park and nearby farmland.
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