Grassland sentence example

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  • A hawk made a wide swing across the grassland and then suddenly dived, jerking up at the last second, its great wings straining as it pumped back into the air with added weight.
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  • Except where they rise in the fens they call into life a strip of fertile grassland in the midst of the barren sand, and are responsible for the existence of many villages along their banks.
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  • Playing fields, parks, motorway verges are new sources of grassland.
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  • There is an estimated county total of seasonally inundated grassland of 481 acres, the proportion which is grazed is unknown.
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  • The grassland was very parched with few butterflies in flight.
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  • The first meadow leads steeply down to a vale of wet grassland.
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  • This poses a problem where species-rich grassland, for example, is desired.
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  • In 1990 lowland acid grassland was estimated to cover a total area of 560 ha.
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  • The cover of lowland calcareous grassland has suffered a sharp decline in extent over the last 50 years.
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  • These include areas of dry neutral unimproved grassland which are relatively species rich.
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  • More neutral grassland dominated by tall fescue is found on the more level ground.
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  • Potash is an essential nutrient for all crops and for grassland and livestock nutrition.
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  • In grassland, cutting should be done early enough to prevent barren brome seeding.
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  • Management, research and guidance Management agreements to conserve calcareous grassland on SSSIs have been made between owners and occupiers and EN or CCW.
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  • A small area of grazed floodplain grassland with shallow ponds occurs by the River Clyde, southeast of Barons Haugh.
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  • The chalk grassland supports several rare and scarce plants, including the nationally scarce man orchid and the nationally rare ground pine.
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  • Upland calcareous grassland occurs on landslip material below the chalk cliffs; species include harebell, thyme, purging flax and early purple orchid.
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  • A new spring tine harrow specially designed for use on grassland is solving an age-old problem for dairy farmer Will Taylor.
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  • When rabbits are excluded from grassland smooth hawk's-beard is able to flower more freely and increases in number.
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  • In the wild, hippopotamuses are found in rivers and lakes in grassland areas in West and East Central Africa.
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  • At equilibrium on the same soil type, a grassland soil contains more humus than an arable soil.
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  • This may have been true in Britain during earlier interglacials, when the great beasts of the Paleolithic era required large areas of grassland.
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  • Examples include woodland clearings and rides, calcareous grassland, coastal landslips, abandoned quarries, disused railroad cuttings, and limestone pavements.
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  • There is an estimated county total of seasonally inundated grassland of 481 ha, the proportion which is grazed is unknown.
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  • Follow the same techniques as for a seed sown wild flower grassland set out above.
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  • Do people want to turn everything into mown grassland and concrete with a few marigolds?
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  • The grassland is a remnant of what would have been large areas of flower-rich meadows around the edge of Dunstable.
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  • This is the community associated with high production agricultural grassland and usually forms a short-term monoculture and is of little benefit to wildlife.
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  • Grassland; commonly cultivated as a fodder plant and widely naturalized.
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  • At Hawkswick Wood there is an area of limestone grassland containing rockrose, thyme and purging flax.
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  • Among the attractive grasses, such as quaking-grass and meadow foxtail, you will find yellow rattle, an indicator species of old grassland.
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  • Mill Green and Hawks Green are particularly important for their grassland habitats.
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  • The fauna and flora (including nesting peregrines ), of this basalt based grassland reserve will form the basis of the tour.
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  • There is usually considerable persistence of creeping buttercup seed in soil under grassland.
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  • The value plats is immense, supporting important species such as the dormouse with the grassland under the trees supporting a diverse flora.
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  • The first day we went through grassland savannas, and arrived at the edge of the forest.
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  • At the southwestern edge of the wood there is an area of hawthorn scrub surrounding a small area of flower-rich grassland.
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  • In the typical rushy grassland sedges are sparse, but in the more diverse areas glaucous sedge is prominent.
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  • On Pen-y-ghent either mat-grass or purple moor-grass dominate the grassland and higher up this contains stiff sedge Carex bigelowii.
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  • The North Downs supports chalk grassland and Surrey acts as a stronghold for species such as the silver-spotted skipper.
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  • Many grassland, heathland and wetland species declined over this period, with habitat loss as the main driver.
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  • The top fields are well drained and have a typical acid grassland community including species such as tormentil, heath bedstraw and heath speedwell.
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  • Nationally scarce plants found in London's acid grassland include clustered clover, upright chickweed and autumn squill.
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  • From the mountains we head south to an area of arid grassland steppe and striking red rocky landscapes.
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  • Now we have heather plants springing up and a diverse grassland sward.
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  • Another bright red toadstool is a conical shiny Wax Cap, growing in old grassland.
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  • One particular area already has some nature conservation interest as relatively unimproved grassland, with a network of small hedgerows and some wetland habitat.
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  • The flora includes reeds, rushes and sedges along with drier grassland species such as meadow vetchling.
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  • The grassland seemed to support almost no birds except for the white wagtail which was very common.
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  • Just as in the Mediterranean region, the degeneration of forests has given rise to mhquis and garigues, so in western Europe, the degeneration of forests has brought about different types ot grassland, heaths, and moors.
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  • The opportunity to re-create several hundred hectares of chalk grassland in the coming years offers huge benefits to people and wildlife.
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  • However all these sites contain small pockets of remnant chalk grassland.
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  • Lock four will be built in the triangle of rough grassland in the upper part of the view.
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  • The edges of fens may merge into wet rushy grassland grazed by cattle.
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  • Associated communities include the most extensive areas of U13 Deschampsia cespitosa Galium saxatile grassland in Britain.
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  • Current status The main habitat of the pale shining brown is scrubby grassland on light calcareous soils.
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  • Nationally scarce plants found in London 's acid grassland include clustered clover, upright chickweed and autumn squill.
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  • The summit trig is situated in good-quality chalk grassland packed with wild flowers.
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  • The site is enhanced by a small area of upland calcareous grassland on its margin with LCA 121.
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  • Once verdant grassland 'neath my feet, lies brown.
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  • The wolf finally decided they were no threat and turned his back on them, trotting away across the vast grassland.
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  • It is of the utmost importance that a good selection of grasses be made, and that pure seeds should be obtained (see Grass And Grassland).
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  • The chalk grassland supports an outstanding butterfly fauna including the nationally scarce Adonis blue and chalkhill blue butterflies.
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  • By mid-afternoon we had reached The Ranch, Pietersburg, a beautifully adorned garden lodge in an area of dry grassland.
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  • Summer arrives and the smell of fresh herbs pervades the chalk grassland as you walk through wild thyme, marjoram and wild basil.
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  • The grassland is dominated by blue moor-grass with herb species such as limestone bedstraw, carline thistle and wild thyme present.
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  • The site has a variety of aspect and gradients, with the grassland dominated by red fescue Festuca rubra and upright brome Bromus erectus.
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  • The warm sloping grassland attracts many insects in the summer, including the marbled white butterfly which is uncommon in Hertfordshire.
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  • Plants present in the grassland include pignut, harebell, kidney vetch and several orchids including greater butterfly orchid.
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  • At Spring Hill there is an area of slightly calcareous grassland.
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  • Tall tussock grassland provides the tallest vegetation cover on the island, there being no trees or tall shrubs.
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  • The site is a steep sided disused railroad cutting consisting of limestone grassland with scrub.
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  • It remains grassland interspersed with oak trees, flanked by woodland that has been shaped to enhance its appearance.
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