(kən sʉr′vən sē)
- conservation of natural resources
- Brit. a commission authorized to supervise a forest, river, or port
- an organization dedicated to the protection of natural resources, historical buildings, etc.
See conservancy in American Heritage Dictionary 4
noun pl. con·ser·van·cies
- Conservation, especially of natural resources.
a. An organization dedicated to the conservation of wildlife and wildlife habitats in the United States.
b. Chiefly British A commission supervising fisheries and navigation.
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