bottomland bottomland

Definition(s):

  • (n) low-lying alluvial land near a river

Usage(s):

  1. Wild ducks, flying north, alighted on small lakes of rain water in the bottomland pastures.
  2. In 1959 Roy Houck was ousted from his Missouri River bottomland to make way for the Oahe reservoir.
  3. Planted with corn and soybeans, the rich bottomland is wonderfully fertile.

News

  • Tensas habitat critical to bird species

    One of the most important habitats to wildlife in the south and one of the most reduced is mature bottomland hardwoods.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The News-Star

Quotes

  1. "The Clarks River National Wildlife Refuge protects nearly 20,000 acres of bottomland hardwoods and associated wetlands in western Kentucky, and is the state's only national wildlife refuge. These additional funds are needed to continue land...
    on Jun 26, 2009 By: Mitch McConnell Source: Princeton Times Leader

  2. "His goal is to leave his land in better shape than he found it. He has spent a large amount of money planting thousands of hardwood trees in Arkansas County in an effort to restore the bottomland hardwoods of east Arkansas. There's a sense of...
    on Oct 8, 2008 By: Mike Huckabee Source: Pine Bluff Commercial

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