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  • noun Plural form of ranchette. (a small ranch.)

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  • Residential development, particularly in the form of so-called ranchettes, represents a growing threat to the scenic landscapes southwest of Scottsbluff.

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  • Residential development, particularly in the form of so-called ranchettes, represents a growing threat to the scenic landscapes southwest of Scottsbluff.

    JournalStar.com - News Articles

  • He said the biggest threat is when ranches are bought by developers, opening the door to residential "ranchettes" and golf courses in environmentally sensitive stream valleys.

    Guess What This Billionaire Spent $35 Million On

  • He said the biggest threat is when ranches are bought by developers, opening the door to residential "ranchettes" and golf courses in environmentally sensitive stream valleys.

    Guess What This Billionaire Spent $35 Million On

  • He said the biggest threat is when ranches are bought by developers, opening the door to residential "ranchettes" and golf courses in environmentally sensitive stream valleys.

    Hansjorg Wyss: Swiss Billionaire Puts $35 Million Toward Conservation In Western Montana

  • Fragmentation of remaining habitat via subdividing large tracts into more marketable "ranchettes" leads to other degrading factors such as overgrazing, exotic plant expansion, lack of fire as a natural or prescribed process, and modification of local hydrological features by means of land leveling.

    Western Gulf coastal grasslands

  • The three - to five-acre "ranchettes" creeping out from the edges of virtually every Western city may seem like state parks to the average East Coast suburbanite.

    WORKING TO SAVE THE WEST

  • The two cannot or will not see their common interests, and all of us can see the results of this blindness in Wyoming, where natural-gas fields sprout amid the antelope ranges; in Montana, where subdivided "ranchettes" crowd the very borders of Yellowstone; or in Vermont, where signs reading NO HUNTING surround the acreages of bond traders 'second homes.

    An Alaskan Sheep and Grizzly Hunting Adventure by Philip Caputo

  • Passed several of the "ranchettes" that have sprung up in this country, mostly since the last major earthquake in California.

    grouse Diary Entry

  • He said the biggest threat is when ranches are bought by developers, opening the door to residential "ranchettes" and golf courses in environmentally sensitive stream valleys.

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