nature reserve

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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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LEAF provides paid jobs for students on nature preserves around the country and enriches these experiences in the classroom by providing professional development opportunities to educators from green partner high schools.
Using City Green software, it was determined the trees within our nature preserves remove 458,000 pounds of pollution every year.
The following year, Congress designated the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area, a nature preserve of 58,000 acres, stretching along 40 miles of the river from the border with Mexico to St.
Its contributions range from the donation of 140 trucks for nature preserves to sponsoring an employee-giving program.
Since then, nearly 80 ruins, colonial outposts and nature preserves in Latin America have been added to the list.
Only 1% of nature preserves in developing nations is secure from environmental threats, according to a joint report by the World Bank and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) released Thursday.
Ninety-four nature preserves in Russia that are thought to be the only virgin preserves in the world are in danger from economic pressures.
The first Audubon Society nature preserves were maintained with private funds.
Such an attitude is crucial in developing nations, since the lands their governments have set aside are not nature preserves in the U.
Through this program, Canon employees volunteer their time for conservation efforts at parks, beaches and nature preserves in communities nationwide.
Three Illinois Nature Preserves, two in Will County and one in Tazewell County were selected as suitable reintroduction sites.