conservation area

noun

: an area of land that is protected and that cannot be built on or used for certain purposes
The property borders a conservation area.

Examples of conservation area in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Here are five of the best things about living in Fort Mill: Anne Springs Close Greenway The Anne Springs Close Greenway, a 2,100-acre conservation area with multiple entrances, is a hot spot for family outings, class field trips, childcare, summer concerts and more. Heidi Finley, Charlotte Observer, 5 June 2024 Each company has its own wooded and permanently protected conservation area to spread the soils families leave behind. Jeanette Marantos, Los Angeles Times, 22 May 2024 The preserve had become an official marine-life conservation area with strict limits on fishing. Tiare Tuuhia, Smithsonian Magazine, 10 Nov. 2023 Residents here enjoy several white-sand beaches, dunes, a maritime forest, a bird sanctuary, and a conservation area, with many hiking and biking trails, water sports, fishing, and boating. Dobrina Zhekova, Travel + Leisure, 27 Oct. 2023 The calf was seen near her 12-year-old mother in Ujung Kulon National Park, a conservation area on the western tip of Java island, footage from the ministry showed. Reuters, NBC News, 6 Oct. 2023 The conservation area was closed to the public for the weekend, indicating that the trainer was there to participate in the field trial. Katie Hill, Outdoor Life, 25 May 2023 Protecting its flows could require action by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to designate a conservation area with federal water rights, Pennock said. Brandon Loomis, The Arizona Republic, 30 June 2023 Larry Underwood, 73, who lives near the conservation area, wished the state well in its efforts to keep out the northern snakehead. CBS News, 26 June 2023

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“Conservation area.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/conservation%20area. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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