Nene Valley Conservation Park facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsNene Valley Conservation Park
IUCN Category III (Natural Monument)
|Nearest town or city||Port MacDonnell.|
|Established||14 December 1972|
|Area||3.92 km2 (1.5 sq mi)|
|Managing authorities||Department for Environment and Water|
|See also||Protected areas of South Australia|
Nene Valley Conservation Park is a protected area in the Australian state of South Australia located in the localities of Blackfellows Caves and Nene Valley in the state's south-east about 35 kilometres (22 miles) south west of the municipal seat of Mount Gambier and about 18 kilometres (11 miles) west north west of Port MacDonnell.
The conservation park was proclaimed under the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1972 on 14 December 1972. In 1980, the following state of significance was published:
Nene Valley Conservation Park preserves an area of vegetation typical of sandy coasts in the south-east of South Australia. This vegetation complex has suffered through the effects of clearing and grazing throughout much of its former range.
The conservation park is classified as an IUCN Category III protected area.
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