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Abner Hollow, Cave Hollow, Lynx Prairie, and Wilderness Preserves, Adams County

District: 15

Location: Adams County


Project Cost: $993,750

OPWC Assistance: $725,062

Photo Credit: The Nature Conservancy

This project consists of acquisition of 383 acres to expand the Abner Hollow, Cave Hollow, Lynx Prairie, and Wilderness preserves in Adams County. The project serves to protect and increase habitat for threatened and endangered species, preserves streamside forests, connects protected natural areas, provides aesthetic preservation benefits, facilitates good management for safe hunting, and enhances economic development related to recreation and ecotourism.