Blackmore River Conservation Reserve

Blackmore River Conservation Reserve is a protected area in the Northern Territory of Australia.

Blackmore River Conservation Reserve
Northern Territory
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)[1]
Blackmore River Conservation Reserve is located in Northern Territory
Blackmore River Conservation Reserve
Blackmore River Conservation Reserve
Nearest town or cityDarwin
Coordinates12°43′50″S 130°56′16″E / 12.73056°S 130.93778°E / -12.73056; 130.93778Coordinates: 12°43′50″S 130°56′16″E / 12.73056°S 130.93778°E / -12.73056; 130.93778
Established1984[1]
Area547 hectares (1,352 acres)[1]
Managing authoritiesParks and Wildlife Commission of the Northern Territory
See alsoProtected areas of the Northern Territory

It is located approximately 25 kilometres (16 mi) south of Darwin and lies along a 6.5 kilometres (4 mi) stretch of the Blackmore River from which it takes its name.[2]

The threatened plant species, Cycas armstrongii is found within the reserve.[3] Other species found in the area include Grevillea longicuspis and the orchid Dendrobium dicuphum.[4]

See alsoEdit

Protected areas of the Northern Territory

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Terrestrial Protected Areas by Reserve Type in the Northern Territory (2012)". Department of Environment. 2012. Retrieved 30 March 2015.
  2. ^ "Blackmore River Conservation Reserve Section 2230" (PDF). Northern Territory Government. 1 August 2011. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 April 2015. Retrieved 30 March 2015.
  3. ^ Liddle, D. (2010). "Cycas armstrongii". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2010: e.T41987A10594710. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2010-3.RLTS.T41987A10594710.en. Retrieved 11 November 2021.
  4. ^ "April Meeting Report – Peter Ebsworth on Combined Conservation Agreements". Top End Native Plant Society. May 2013. Retrieved 30 March 2015.