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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"Our live auction will give guests several private and unique opportunities to experience the many wonders of DuPage forest preserves with their families, friends or employees," said Friends board Chairwoman Karyn Charvat.
Whether you are looking for a small, primitive campground that includes wooded sites with access to hiking trails or a larger, boat-access campground on Lake George, you'll find what you seek in the Forest Preserve Campgrounds of New York State.
But stopping fires in forest preserves is only a small part of the Parks Department's job.
Programming partners include Balloons by Amber, Citizens for Conservation, Cosley Zoo, Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois, Glowby the Bubbler and the Lake County Forest Preserves.
The couple then married and had their reception at ThunderHawk Golf Club, one of three public golf courses operated by the Lake County Forest Preserves.
About 200 trees considered potentially hazardous to trail users are being removed or pruned at Deer Grove Forest Preserve near Palatine, officials said.
The program is just one of many volunteer efforts coordinated through the forest preserves. Helping with fishing camps, planting native gardens, monitoring wildlife and assisting at the Dunn Museum are just a few of the volunteer efforts performed by single individuals or groups.
Some of the best places to relax and recharge are in Naperville at Springbrook Prairie, McDowell Grove and Greene Valley forest preserves.
Anchor said it isn't policy in Cook County forest preserves to close trails to people walking dogs.
The Lake County Forest Preserves staff recognized this hawk could touch many lives as an ambassador for birds of prey.
The speaker from the Lake County Forest Preserve was knowledgeable and passionate, capturing the attention of all in the audience.
"This is one of our more popular forest preserves for outdoor recreation enthusiasts," said Dan Stearns, Lake County Forest Preserves superintendent of recreational facilities.

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