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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Inspired by the ESA listing of the goldenrod, it was clear from the start that biologists and leaders from the Kentucky State Nature Preserves Commission, the U.
of Bartlett, for alleged discharges from a salt storage pile into state waters, including into the Bluff Spring Fen Nature Preserve.
Using City Green software, it was determined the trees within our nature preserves remove 458,000 pounds of pollution every year.
On visits to nature preserves, he details the animals' habits and looks at the effectiveness of conservation efforts.
Federally leased public land includes numerous national parks, wildlife refuges and other nature preserves.
This ambivalence culminated in the creation of the "dual `island' system of nature preserves and Indian reservations," rending the romantic association between wilderness and the noble savage (3).
The American Humanist Association's 1977 Humanist of the Year, philosopher Corliss Lamont, made possible the purchase and preservation of nature preserves in the Hudson River region in New York State, as well as elsewhere.
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.