A state commission has approved a new nature preserve in Greene County.
The Natural Resources Commission approved the dedication of Clemens Place on Clifty Creek Nature Preserve dedication at its meeting Tuesday.
The 58-acre nature preserve will include part of Clifty Creek canyon. This will be the 297th state-designated site protected by the Nature Preserves Act.
The NRC also approved a 207-acre dedication addition to Bluffs of Beaver Bend Nature Preserve in Martin County. This will almost double in size to 412 acres.