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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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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.
NEW YORK, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The Nature Conservancy, the world's largest conservation organization, announced that students from its Leaders in Environmental Action for the Future (LEAF) Program are heading out for a great summer adventure to nature preserves in 27 states across the country.
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.
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.
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.