landowner"s guide for restoring the Rice Lake Plains Tallgrass Prairie in central Ontario.

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Published by Sir Sandford Fleming College Ecosystem Management Program and the Peterborough County Stewardship Council in [Peterborough, Ont .

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Other titlesRice Lake Plains Tallgrass Prairie
GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc.
ContributionsSir Sandford Fleming College. Ecosystem Management Program., Peterborough (Ont. : County). Stewardship Council.
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Pagination[16] p. :
Number of Pages16
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