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Jan 23, 2009 - Big Thicket National Preserve

After breakfast and a few quick chores around the Montana, we drove east about 40 miles to Big Thicket National Preserve. I am having a little trouble getting my head wrapped around what the “big thicket” really is. We watched the film at the Visitor Center and I have read the park service brochure. I think what they are preserving are the diverse plant and animal ecosystems which exist in this area. Apparently, as the glaciers receded from this area, plants and animals which would not have necessarily been found here except from the effect...

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