Protected areas of New South Wales

The Protected areas of New South Wales include both terrestrial and marine protected areas. At 30 June 2010 there were 776[needs update] separate terrestrial protected areas with a total land area of 6,641,256 hectares (16,410,900 acres) (8.29% of the state’s area). 189 of these are national parks, totalling 5,045,422 hectares (12,467,510 acres).[1] At the same time there were 18 aquatic protected areas with a total area of 347,087 hectares (857,670 acres).[2]

Terrestrial protected areasEdit

National ParksEdit

National parks are managed by the National Parks and Wildlife Service, an agency of the Department of Environment and Climate Change of New South Wales.

Central NSWEdit

Hunter & Mid North CoastEdit

Northern TablelandsEdit

Northern RiversEdit

Outback NSWEdit

South Coast & HighlandsEdit

Sydney & SurroundsEdit

Nature ReservesEdit

Nature Reserves are managed by the National Parks and Wildlife Service, an agency of the Department of Environment and Climate Change of New South Wales.

Central NSWEdit

Hunter & Mid North CoastEdit

New England TablelandsEdit

Northern RiversEdit

Outback NSWEdit

South Coast & HighlandsEdit

Sydney & SurroundsEdit

State Conservation AreasEdit

State Conservation Areas, formerly referred to as State Recreation Areas, are managed by the Department of Environment and Climate Change.

Central NSWEdit

Hunter & Mid North CoastEdit

New England TablelandsEdit

Northern RiversEdit

Outback NSWEdit

South Coast & HighlandsEdit

Sydney & SurroundsEdit

Regional ParksEdit

Regional Parks are managed by the Department of Environment and Climate Change.

Hunter & Mid North CoastEdit

South Coast & HighlandsEdit

Sydney & SurroundsEdit

Aboriginal AreasEdit

Aboriginal Areas are managed by local Aboriginal communities and the Department of Environment and Climate Change.

Hunter & Mid North CoastEdit

New England TablelandsEdit

Northern RiversEdit

Outback NSWEdit

South Coast & HighlandsEdit

Sydney & SurroundsEdit

Historic SitesEdit

A number of Historic Sites are managed by the Department of Environment and Climate Change. Other historic sites in the state are managed by the Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales.

Central NSWEdit

Hunter & Mid North CoastEdit

Northern RiversEdit

Outback NSWEdit

South Coast & HighlandsEdit

Sydney & SurroundsEdit

State ParksEdit

State Parks are managed by the Land and Property Management Authority.

Karst Conservation ReservesEdit

Four Karst Conservation Reserves are managed by the Jenolan Caves Reserve Trust.

Marine protected areasEdit

Marine ParksEdit

Marine Parks are managed by the New South Wales Marine Parks Authority.[3]

Aquatic reservesEdit

Aquatic reserves are managed by the New South Wales Department of Primary Industries.[4]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Department of Environment Climate Change and Water Annual Report 2009-10". Department of Environment Climate Change and Water. November 2010: 274–275. ISSN 1838-5958. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  2. ^ "Department of Environment Climate Change and Water Annual Report 2009-10". Department of Environment Climate Change and Water. November 2010: 283. ISSN 1838-5958. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  3. ^ "Marine parks". Marine protected areas. NSW Department of Industry. Retrieved 23 January 2018.
  4. ^ "Aquatic reserves". Marine Protected Areas. NSW Department of Industry. Retrieved 23 January 2018.

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