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CNLM alum publishes book on native grasses of Idaho

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As part of the CNLM stewardship team in San Diego County, Justin Trujillo had a diverse set of responsibilities - from conducting vegetation surveys, to monitoring for conservation easement compliance, to conquering invasions of non-native invasive plants.  Recalls San Diego Regional Preserve Manager Markus Spiegelberg,...

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Artillery fire, butterflies coexist on Army range

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JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. — An undeveloped stretch of native prairie in south Puget Sound offers one of the few habitats in the world where a two-inch colorful checkered butterfly thrives. It also happens to be the main artillery impact range for Joint Base Lewis-McChord. The Army’s...

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Nonprofit to convert Thurston Ranch into preserve

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A large ranch in south Thurston County has been purchased by the Center for Natural Lands Management, which plans to turn it into a preserve, the California-based nonprofit announced Friday. Formerly known as the Northwest Equestrian Center and the Turner Brothers Ranch, the site, which is...

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