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New Preserve Protects Willamette Valley Habitats

posted Nov 2, 2008, 10:46 AM by Will Neuhauser
The Nature Conservancy in Oregon announced a new preserve, Yamhill Oaks, southwest of McMinnville, to safeguard oak and prairie habitats increasingly at risk in the Willamette Valley.  The preserve is the first-ver protected area for the endangered Fender's blue butterfly in the north valley.  See the press release and associated information at Yamhill Oaks, a new nature preserve in rolling hills west of McMinnville.