nature preserve


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

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Recent Examples on the Web Blackacre Nature Preserve and Historic Homestead Exploring this historic nature preserve is another tranquil, family-friendly way to spend a few hours outside in Louisville. Lauren Hubbard, Town & Country, 9 Mar. 2023 The forest was declared a national natural landmark in 1967 and became a state nature preserve in 1973. Quinlan Bentley, The Enquirer, 22 Feb. 2023

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“Nature preserve.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Mar. 2023.

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