Saving Nature, On The Cheap
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Saving Nature, On The Cheap

Officials in Montgomery County and across the Washington region are trolling for bargain parkland in the economic downturn. Some are finding gems. This 53-acre wilderness in Burtonsville is home to crayfish and sweetbay magnolias. Officials bought it from a developer for about half price. Video by Michael Laris/The Washington Post

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