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The Nature Conservancy is also involved in the agreement.  The environmental group is interested in protecting unique animal and plant life on the ranchland." 
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Ft. Carson buffer zone proposed Posted By: Bea Karnes  (Updated: 1/14/2005 8:27:48)

 

UNDER THE PLAN THE DEFENSE DEPARTMENT WILL PAY $2.8 MILLION FOR A 4,800 ACRE BUFFER ZONE AIMED AT PREVENTING COMPLAINTS FROM FUTURE RESIDENTS OVER MILITARY EXERCISES.  

THE BUFFER ZONE REMOVES SEVENTY EXISTING VACANT LOTS IN RANCHO COLORADO FROM FUTURE DEVELOPMENT.

THE OPEN SPACE BUFFER AREA EXTENDS EASTWARD ABOUT A MILE AND A HALF FROM THE EXISTING FORT CARSON BOUNDARY. 
COMMISSIONERS APPROVE FT. CARSON BUFFER ZONE, County Approves Plan To Improve Safety And Privacy At Eastern Edge Of Fort Carson by Jeffrey Orman, Colorado Springs-Pueblo, krdotv.com, 9/29/2005 

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