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nature reserve

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(Environmental Science) 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

nature reserve

An area set aside chiefly to protect its wild plants and animals.
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Pearson recounts the life and work of Fell (1916-94), who sought to preserve natural areas too small to become national parks or wilderness areas by founding such organizations as The Nature Conservancy, the Illinois Nature Preserves Commission, and the Natural Land Institute.
Following the ESA listing, the Daniel Boone National Forest, Kentucky State Nature Preserves Commission and the Service went to work researching its needs, reducing or eliminating primary threats, protecting and maintaining habitat, and regularly monitoring populations.
The next best thing to visiting Colorado's monuments and nature preserves in person, Colorado's Spectacular is especially recommended for public library DVD collections.
Featuring a beach-inspired interior design and a floor plan emphasizing a connection to outdoor spaces overlooking the Sarasota community's Robert Trent Jones Jr-designed golf course, lake and nature preserves, the Girona offers a formal dining room, study, home office and great room, as well as three full baths and a powder room within 3,526 square feet of interior living space.
Stray and feral cats avoid coyotes in city parks and nature preserves, and as a result cause less harm to other wildlife there, according to a study conducted at the Ohio State University and published in the journal PLOS One.
The agency reported it conducted several inspections of the site in response to concerns by the Illinois Nature Preserves Commission regarding the salt storage.
The book concludes with a reminder of threats to elephants' survival, especially from poachers, and emphasizes the importance of nature preserves.
To assist decision makers in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, data was compiled on the environmental, economic, and health benefits of our nature preserves.
editors) A directory of Illinois Nature Preserves, Volume 1--Northeastern Illinois.
Olde Towne will be an exclusive private enclave of only a few, four to eight or more acre sprawling estates, in a turn of the century park-like setting of meadows, nature preserves, tree lined county lanes and water views of Wickapogue Pond and the ocean beyond.
One group thinks zoos are a relic of a primitive past and should be closed, or at least turned into nature preserves.
The usual distance is four to leave these walks became not only longer but began to involve going to nature preserves further out.