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Grass

A slang term for $10 in Hong Kong. Bowl and stripe are equivalent terms. See also: Hong Kong dollar.
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While the Akiki trail could be closed for five to six months to allow the grasslands to regrow, trekkers could still take the Ambangi trail, which leads to the park's tower site and peak where they can observe a sea of clouds, he said.
Keith Winter, President of the McKenzie County Grazing Association, speaking on behalf of the grazing associations within the Dakota Prairie Grasslands, said The members of the grazing associations in the Dakota Prairie Grasslands appreciate the continued efforts of Senator Hoeven and his staff in encouraging the Forest Service to continue working with us on updating and improving the Demonstration Project language into a more workable document that will continue to promote good stewardship of the grasslands.
Adds James Herkert, executive director of Illinois Audubon Society: 'The rapid decline of Henslow's sparrow was halted in the mid 1990s largely thanks to the Department of Agriculture's Conservation Reserve Program, which compensates farmers who restore grasslands on their lands.
The other finalists were Dylan Jones of Bryn Rhydd, Edern Pwllheli, Gwynedd, a member of South Caernarfon Grassland Society; David Williams, Upper Bolbro, Abermule, a member of Powys Grassland Society; and John Hoggins, Upper Whitecastle Farm, Abergavenny, a member of Monmouth Grassland Society.
His family won the very first RWAS Welsh Grassland competition in 1971 and won the Wales and UK BGS National silage competition in 1999.
The Hadrian's Wall corridor is an important location for whin grassland and the South Tyne Valley, Allendale area and places such as Beltingham and Close House are where shingle sites are found.
The three-year study monitored real-world grasslands at 41 locations on five continents.
Grassland bird species, however, may respond differently to these two habitat restoration types.
Intensive commercial rice production by private companies, involving the construction of huge channels and reservoirs for irrigation, is denying local communities access to the grasslands on which their livelihoods depend and destroying a very important habitat for threatened wildlife,' said the study's leader, Charlotte Packman of UEA 'This high-speed conversion and land-grabbing has intensified pressure on already threatened species and on the marginalised rural communities that depend on the grassland ecosystem.
Their efforts are part of DEC's statewide Winter Raptor Monitoring Project, which aims to monitor winter raptor concentration areas and better understand species supported by grassland habitats.
A conservation group is buying up grassland in Montana, USA, with the intention of returning it to its natural state.
Hohhot, Jumada I 16, 1433, Apr 8, 2012, SPA -- Two people were killed and another eight injured in a grassland fire Saturday in north China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region, local authorities said Sunday.