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  • n  low-lying alluvial land near a river

  • Approved in 1954, then expanded in 1986, it would wall off the Mississippi River from the last surviving swath of bottomland hardwood floodplain in Missouri, draining an area .
  • Even many colonial farms were sited on the fertile bottomland of a drained beaver wetland, according to John Hadidian, director of urban wildlife for the Humane Society of the .
  • Wild ducks, flying north, alighted on small lakes of rain water in the bottomland pastures.

  • Mike Huckabee in Pine Bluff Commercial
    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... Mitch McConnell Princeton Times Leader Jun 26, 2009 11941 16434 bottomland 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...

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