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By Kelly Enright

From Rocky Mountain nationwide Park in Colorado to the Tallgrass Prairie nationwide defend in Kansas, this quantity presents a picture of the main fabulous and demanding common 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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Also of importance to Delaware are its rivers. The Nanticoke Watershed Alliance, an organization that serves to promote sustainability within the watershed, provides cultural and educational resources for people who live within the Nanticoke River watershed. Delaware participates in other conservation programs that are designed to maintain and restore the ecological integrity of the state. The foundation for Delaware’s natural heritage is its wildlife. The Delaware Wildlife Action Plan was created in response to an undeniable decline in the state’s wildlife 13 14 America’s Natural Places: North and Northeast populations in recent decades.

Composed of Pottsville conglomeratic sandstone, Natural Bridge was formed from rocks falling from a sandstone ridge. Weather and progressing root systems also helped to create the arch formation.

One of the primary goals of the Friends of Griffith Woods and the other agencies managing this landscape is to restore Griffith to a condition close to what it looked like prior to European settlement. They are working toward this goal by operating a nursery to restore indigenous plant species and scheduling volunteer events to remove invasive species from the imperiled running buffalo clover beds. Botanical experts of the bluegrass region are studying Griffith Woods to determine and understand the biodiversity of the area prior to European transformation of the landscape.

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