national grasslands

national grasslands:

see National Forest SystemNational Forest System,
federally owned reserves, c.191 million acres (77.4 million hectares), administered by the Forest Service of the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture. The system is made up of 155 national forests and 19 national grasslands in 41 states and Puerto Rico.
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Taylor Ranger District of Cibola National Forest and National Grasslands signed the projects Decision Notice and Findings of No Significant Impact.
This bird was a big National Grasslands tom that I had called in three times--but not quite far enough.
Growing up he explored the badlands of the Oglala National Grasslands, finding 30-millionyear-old fossils of tortoises and rhinos.
Public-land areas include two parcels of Comanche National Grasslands and the Fort Carson Military Reservation (southeast), two Pawnee National Grasslands (northeast) and a handful of "Ranching For Wildlife" options.
The National Grasslands came into being during this time, and it's estimated the granddaddy of the CRP program cut wind erosion by 65 percent by the late '30s.
From 2008 to 2009, Augustine surveyed mountain plovers during nesting season in four short-grass steppe habitats on the USDA Forest Service's 30-by-60-mile Pawnee National Grasslands in northeastern Colorado.
The most successful, a reintroduction project covering portions of the Conata Basin district, Buffalo Gap National Grasslands (U.
Comanche National Grasslands (39[degrees]29'N, 105[degrees]16'W), 29 May 2004 (DMNS ZA.
The government bought 11,300,000 acres, planted 220,000,000 trees, established three national grasslands, and spent millions on subsidies.
home to the Grand River National Grasslands (155,000 acres) and the Cedar River National Grasslands (6,700 acres), both a couple hours southwest of Bismarck.
The western prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera praeclara Sheviak and Bowles) of the family Orchidaceae has been known to inhabit the Sheyenne National Grasslands in southeastern North Dakota for years.

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