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Mathers Natural Area

Mathers Natural Area
Mathers Natural Area

Mathers Natural Area contains the best example of a shinnery oak-sand prairie community in the southern Great Plains biophysiographic province. The site nears the western edge of shinnery oak distribution.

Location: Chaves County, NM

Year designated: 1982

Acres: 377

Ownership: Federal


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Last Updated: June 28, 2012