Sanctuaries

Some articles on sanctuaries:

Michigan Nature Association - Sanctuaries
... Below are a few of MNA's sanctuaries listed by county County Sanctuary Alger Twin Waterfalls Plant Preserve Allegan Lawrence A ...
Merke Turkic Sanctuaries
... The Turkic Sanctuaries of Merke are located in southern Kazakhstan, roughly 37 km south of present-day Merke in the Jambyl Province ... At 3000 m high, the sanctuaries in this mountainous region of Kirghizki Alatau number more than 170 over nearly 250 km2 ...
Marine Protection, Research, And Sanctuaries Act Of 1972 - Title III - Marine Sanctuaries
... to designate discrete areas as National Marine Sanctuaries after conferring with the heads of involved federal agencies and state and local governments, as appropriate ... The establishment of these sanctuaries is important in helping to promote comprehensive management of their special conservation, recreational, ecological, historical, research, educational, or ... Sanctuaries provide a safe haven for endangered species, or those close to extinction, while also serving educational purposes for students and ...
Sacred Caves Of Crete
... Sacred caves and peak sanctuaries are characteristic holy places of ancient Minoan Crete ... While all peak sanctuaries have clay human figurines, only Idaeon and Psychro have them among the sacred caves ... Clay body parts, also called votive body parts, common among peak sanctuaries, appear in no caves with the exception of a bronze leg in Psychro ...
Australian Wildlife Conservancy
... of extensive areas of land on which to establish conservation reserves (called 'sanctuaries') ... These sanctuaries are managed for conservation and also support research programs ... As of 2011 the AWC owns and manages 21 sanctuaries covering a combined area of 26,000 square kilometres (10,000 sq mi), more land than any other non-government environment organisation in Australia ...