nature preserve


: an area where animals and plants are protected and that has few buildings or homes

Examples of nature preserve in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Their proposal could raise several issues, including concerns over the project’s effect on the island’s fragile ecosystems, which include a state nature preserve across the stadium artificial basin that was built for powerboat races. Andres Viglucci, Miami Herald, 5 June 2024 The resort sits amid a 1,800-acre nature preserve that visitors are encouraged to explore on a hiking or biking adventure. Stacey Leasca, Travel + Leisure, 31 May 2024 How to Plan the Perfect Mackinac Island Vacation Montage Palmetto Bluff, Bluffton, South Carolina Montage Palmetto Bluff is a two-village, 20,000-acre community by the May River that encompasses a marina, a nature preserve, and much more. Patricia Doherty, Travel + Leisure, 25 May 2024 On May 20, around 7 a.m., Simkins spotted the male insect on the trails of the Orland Grassland nature preserve in Orland Park and was drawn to its blue eyes, as the insect is known for having bright red eyes. Raven Brunner, Peoplemag, 22 May 2024 Camping at Foothills Nature Preserve A 1,400-acre park that until December 2020 was for Palo Alto residents and their guests only, this nature preserve is a newer-to-many-of-us gem nestled in the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains in Los Altos Hills. Kate Bradshaw, The Mercury News, 13 May 2024 The two were traveling to Ebey's Landing, a local nature preserve, at the time of the crash, reported. Abigail Adams, Peoplemag, 10 May 2024 Some homeowners are holding out hope that the developer will cancel the project and turn the land into a nature preserve. Linda Robertson, Miami Herald, 5 May 2024 Six Mile Island Six Mile Island is publicly owned and was established as a Kentucky nature preserve in 1979. Connor Giffin, The Courier-Journal, 23 Apr. 2024

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“Nature preserve.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jun. 2024.

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