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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There are two of these preserves in our area: the Big Bend Seagrasses Aquatic Preserve and the St.
Seagrasses tend to lie dormant during the winter, but with the approach of the 2013 summer growing season, Florida Sportsman Editor Jeff Weakley--himself an avid IRL angler--spoke with Brian Sharpe, Aquatic Preserves Manager, Florida Department of Environmental Protection Indian River Lagoon Aquatic Preserves, to get an update on research.
Nestled amongst two aquatic preserves, Boca Ciega Bay and Pinellas County Aquatic Preserves, it's part of the flats of Mullet Key and Fort Desoto in south Pinellas County.
Boaters who in the past plowed across shallow seagrass beds within Florida's Aquatic Preserves might likewise want to invest in a navigational chart and a pair of polarized sunglasses to prevent running aground.
Florida's 41 Aquatic Preserves encompass almost two million acres of vital habitat along the state's 8,400 miles of coastline.

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