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Nature Reserve

reserves national

A protected area for the conservation and management of wildlife and habitat. In the UK these range from National Nature Reserves, in the care of English Nature, to reserves managed by the National Trust, local authorities, and county naturalist trusts. In 2004 there were 215 National Nature Reserves, which represent the best-known examples of coastal, freshwater, marshland, bog, moorland, heathland, grassland, woodland, and alpine habitats.

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