America's natural places by Kelly Enright

By Kelly Enright

From Rocky Mountain nationwide Park in Colorado to the Tallgrass Prairie nationwide safeguard in Kansas, this quantity presents a picture of the main amazing and significant average areas within the nice Plains and Rocky Mountains.

• Illustrations depict 50 of the main precious landscapes within the Rocky Mountains and nice Plains

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It is a lush wilderness, but not too intimidating for the occasional nature observer. Comprised of rich wetlands, northern hardwood forests, the Appalachian Trail, lakes, river systems, Connecticut 11 more than 150 rare and endangered species, and extraordinary views, the Berkshire Taconic Landscape is a conservation success story. Many organizations and landowners are involved in the preservation of this diverse area that is vibrating with health and vitality. Also of interest in the Northwest Highlands are Canaan Mountain, Hollenbeck Preserve, and Cathedral Pines Nature Preserve.

Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2007. Silberhorn, Gene M. Common Plants of the Mid-Atlantic Coast: A Field Guide. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999. Tatnall, Robert. Flora of Delaware and the Eastern Shore: An Annotated List of the Ferns and Flowering Plants of the Peninsula of Delaware, Maryland and Virginia. Wilmington: Society of Natural History of Delaware, 1946. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and Prime Hook is one of them. Located off Turkle Pond Road in Milton, Delaware, Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge was once an area populated by farms and houses.

Without their dedication to preserving their local landscapes, much of what this green corridor has to offer would have been lost to development. And now the community-based conservation plan is an example of how a better future can be created for these important areas through the unified efforts of organizations, concerned residents, and government agencies that come together to preserve the natural heritage of the place they call home. Further Reading Blackbird-Millington Corridor Conservation Plan.

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