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nature reserve

an area of land that is protected and managed in order to preserve a particular type of habitat and its flora and fauna which are often rare or endangered
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The natural ecosystem on the ecological preserve is now impacted by development and also degraded by invasive plant species and accumulation of thatch.
From the end of last year to date, the ecological preserve in Cali - which is considered one of the best in Latin America - has welcomed a giant anteater, a lion, white-tailed deer, a titi monkey, lemurs, turtles, llamas, bears, baboons and antelopes.
Sampling multiple varieties of caipirinhas while sailing along beaches and an ecological preserve in Ilha Grande , local forro and samba band in the background.
Well known as the birthplace of flight, this destination offers six parks and wildlife areas, including: Cape Hatteras National Seashore, the nation's first national seashore; Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge, an enclave for some of the country's best bird-watching and home to over 400 species of birds; Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge, a wildlife refuge including more than 150,000 acres of wetland habitats; and Nags Head Woods Ecological Preserve, one of the best remaining examples of a mid-Atlantic maritime forest with deciduous hardwoods.
Forest and Biodiversity Conservation in Belize - The Boden Creek Ecological Preserve, which environmentalists believe is one of the most-threatened tropical forests in Central America, is made up of 13,600 acres of lowland broadleaf forest.
An aquatic ecological preserve representative of the bay's estuarine environment, centered on open bay systems with parts of the adjacent shoreline.
The remaining 90 percent of Santa Cruz, California's largest island at 24 miles in length, is an ecological preserve of the nonprofit Nature Conservancy, which works with the Park Service.
The location of the two properties is ideal -- providing access to many of Orange County's lifestyle activities, including a leisurely stroll around Balboa Island or the Newport Bay Ecological Preserve, shopping at Fashion Island, or bicycling to the extraordinary Southern California beaches.
After eight years of litigation, conservationists have successfully opposed plans to develop Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve on St.
Maravia Country Club Estates is a 5,000 acre tourist, residential and golf community overlooking the Sea of Cortez with panoramic views of Espiritu Santo Island, an ecological preserve recognized as having one of the world's most beautiful beaches.
A visitor's center will be built on a five-acre site at the Table Bluff Ecological Preserve overlooking the Eel River Delta, Humboldt Bay and the Pacific Ocean.
The property is adjacent to the Salt River National Historic Site and Ecological Preserve, a unit of the National Park Service.

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