Chowilla Regional Reserve facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsChowilla Regional Reserve
IUCN Category VI (Managed Resource Protected Area)
|Nearest town or city||Berri|
|Established||8 April 1993|
|Area||752.21 km2 (290.4 sq mi)|
|Managing authorities||Department for Environment and Water
Robertson Chowilla Pty Ltd
|Website||Chowilla Regional Reserve|
|See also||Protected areas of South Australia|
Chowilla Regional Reserve is protected area in the Australian state of South Australia located in the gazetted locality of Chowilla about 250 kilometres (160 mi) north-east of the state capital of Adelaide. It was proclaimed 8 April 1993 in conjunction with the Chowilla Game Reserve and has an area of 75,221 hectares (185,880 acres). ‘It protects and conserves a semi-arid environment adjacent to the Murray River. The dominant land uses of the reserve are pastoral production, conservation of natural and historic features and tourism/recreation.’
The regional reserve is classified as an IUCN Category VI protected area.
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