Parks & Wildlife Commission of the NT
The Parks and Wildlife Service NT is a division of the NT Dept of Natural Resources, Environment, and the Arts.
The Service is responsible for developing and managing a comprehensive system of land and marine protected areas for the Territory. The Service manages over 90 parks and reserves for conservation and nature based recreation and tourism. The Park and Reserve system encompasses over 45,000 square kilometres, from the arid Centre to the tropical Top End, approximately 3.5% of the Territory’s land mass. Thirty two of the over 90 parks a parks and reserves are managed in partnership with Aboriginal people.
The Service also conducts surveys and research into the NT’s flora and fauna. This research aims to improve knowledge, identify priority conservation areas and develop strategies for the conservation, management and sustainable use of the Territory’s flora and fauna across all land tenures.
The Parks and Wildlife Service is made up of three areas of management:
Park Management Bio Parks (Alice Springs Desert Park and George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens, Territory Wildlife Park and Windows on the Wetlands) Biodiversity Conservation (including Wildlife Operations and the NT Herbarium).
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