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Survey to help future planning for Arthur Pieman

07/01/2008

Visitors to the Arthur Pieman Conservation Area are being asked to assist in a survey over coming months to help the future management of the reserve.

Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) acting general manager Stuart Lennox said the project is a joint initiative between the PWS and the Cradle Coast Authority.

"It's aimed at getting a better understanding of where visitors to the Arthur Pieman come from, the range of activities that they engage in while in the reserve and why," Mr Lennox said.

"We also recognise that the area provides unique recreational opportunities and we are keen to provide appropriate facilities for visitors."

The Arthur Pieman Conservation Area contains many significant natural and cultural values and the support of the community in protecting these values into the future is highly valued.

Mr Lennox said the concept of a 'Tarkine wilderness' area continues to gain exposure and this survey is a valuable part of the ground work by a number of State and local government agencies to plan for future tourism facilities and experiences in this region.

"The PWS and Cradle Coast Authority are keen to hear from all users, both nearby residents and visitors, to ensure we get an accurate picture of the visitation and recreational activity," he said.

"This survey will gather essential data that will be used to help us manage visitor facilities sustainably into the future."

The survey will be held over 12 different days starting this week and finishing in April 2008.