Ramsar Wetlands of NSW

Ramsar Wetlands of New South Wales, 2012. The Ramsar Convention is an inter-governmental treaty that embodies the commitments of its member countries to maintain the ecological character of their Wetlands of International Importance. The Office of Environment and Heritage, NSW is responsible for managing the majority of Ramsar wetlands in NSW, including: Blue Lake (in Kosciuszko NP), Gwydir Wetlands (part only - Gwydir Wetlands SCA), Hunter Estuary Wetlands (Kooragang component), Lake Pinaroo (in Sturt NP), Little Llangothlin NR, Macquarie Marshes (Macquarie Marshes NR component), Myall Lakes, Narran Lakes, NSW Central Murray State Forests (Millewa Forests and Werai Forests components), Paroo River Wetlands, and Towra Point NR. Ramsar Wetlands on other tenures include Fivebough and Tuckerbil Swamps (Crown land), Gwydir Wetlands (freehold land - Crinolyn, Windella and Godddard's Lease components), Hunter Estuary Wetlands (Hunter Wetlands Centre Australia component), Macquarie Marshes (Wilgara and U-block components), and NSW Central Murray State Forests (Koondrook Forests component).

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Data Type Vector
Metadata Date 01/04/2012
Date Created 01/04/2012
Date Published 01/04/2012
Edition Not known
Purpose To define boundaries of wetlands designated under the Ramsar Convention in NSW.
License Creative Commons Attribution 4.0
Update Frequency Data is updated as deemed necessary
Keywords BOUNDARIES-Administrative,ECOLOGY-Habitat,ECOLOGY-Landscape,HERITAGE-Natural,LAND-Use,VEGETATION,WATER-Lakes,WATER-Surface,WATER-Wetlands,NVR
Equivalent Scale 5000
Geospatial Topic Inland Waters
Language English
Temporal Coverage From 01/04/2012
Datum GDA94 Geographic (Lat\Long)
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Attribution Department of Planning, Industry and Environment asserts the right to be attributed as author of the original material in the following manner: "© State Government of NSW and Department of Planning, Industry and Environment 2012"