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Caption This map shows protected-area centered ecosystems (PACEs) surrounding each U.S. national park in the MSU study. PACEs are color-coded according to type. (Graphic courtesy of Andrew Hansen and Cory Davis).
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Caption Many of the private lands around wildland parks, such as Yellowstone, are protected by conservation easements and support wilderness wildlife, such as these bison on Ted Turner’s Flying D Ranch in Montana. (Photo by Andrew Hansen).
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Caption Rural homes next to public lands can constrain fire management on public lands, as illustrated by this subdivision in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. (Photo by Andrew Hansen).
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