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2015-04-14 23:02:17

ANT+ Member Bontreger Announces New Line of Wireless Bike Lights Cochrane, Alberta (PRWEB) April 14, 2015 ANT Wireless, proven innovator in ultra-low

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CALGARY, April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - PENN WEST PETROLEUM LTD.

2015-04-14 08:24:03

KELOWNA, BC, April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - SUNVAULT ENERGY INC.

2015-04-13 08:20:31

-- Grande Prairie, Alberta auction generates record CA$37 million of Gross Auction Proceeds -- Upcoming April 28 - May 1 Edmonton auction expected to be largest Canadian

2015-04-09 23:08:23

Courage and integrity are necessary to stand up to the crowd say the Friends of Science new videos.

2015-04-09 12:22:06

OTTAWA, April 9, 2015 /CNW/ - With a unique 3-D-like design that breaks through the boundaries of a typical stamp, Canada Post brings to life five prehistoric animals that once roamed Canada.

2015-04-09 08:21:06

Toyota dealership in Edmonton, Alberta, provides savings on select 2015 Toyota vehicles EDMONTON, Alberta, Apr.

2015-04-01 16:21:24

New 2015 XTS and ATS Sedan show future of luxury car design, capability. EDMONTON, Alberta, Apr.

2015-04-01 08:21:33

Buick Regal GS, Enclave represent new Buick ideas Edmonton, Alberta, April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The latest delivery of Buick vehicles available at Don Wheaton continue the


Latest Alberta Reference Libraries

Daspletosaurus
2013-04-28 18:27:18

Daspletosaurus, meaning “frightful lizard” is a genus of tyrannosaurid theropod dinosaur that resided in western North America between 77 and 74 million years ago, during the Late Cretaceous Period. Fossils of the only named species were found in Alberta, although other possible species from Alberta and Montana wait for description. Daspletosaurus is closely related to the much larger and more current Tyrannosaurus. Like most of the known tyrannosaurids, it was a multi-ton bipedal...

Northern short grasslands
2013-04-18 23:18:40

The Northern short grasslands is only 1 of 867 terrestrial ecoregions defined by the World Wide Fund for Nature. This ecoregion includes portions of the Canadian provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan, and the American Great Plains states of Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming. The Northern short grasslands have a semi-arid climate, with the annual average precipitation ranging from 270mm to 450mm. The winters here are cold, with an average temperature of 14 degrees...

Aspen Parkland
2013-04-18 22:46:28

Aspen parkland is a reference to a very large area of transitional biome between prairie and boreal forest in two sections; the Peace River Country of northwestern Alberta that crosses the border into British Columbia, and a much larger area stretching from central Alberta, all across central Saskatchewan to south-central Manitoba near the US border. Aspen parkland is made up of groves of aspen poplars and spruce interspersed with areas of prairie grasslands, also intersected by large stream...

2012-06-15 04:16:02

Symbol: MEAL8 Group: Lichen Family: Parmeliaceae Growth Habit: Lichenous Native Status: NA    N Synonyms:   PAAL23 Parmelia albertana Ahti Classification:       Kingdom   Fungi – Fungi Division   Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class   Ascomycetes Order   Lecanorales Family   Parmeliaceae Genus   Melanelia Essl. – melanelia lichen Species   Melanelia albertana (Ahti) Essl. – Alberta...

800px-Troodon_skeletal
2011-09-27 15:56:33

Troodon, meaning “wounding tooth,” is a genus of bird-like dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous Period (76 to 65 million years ago). Troodon was discovered in 1855 in North America and was one of the first dinosaurs found there. Fossils of this specimen have been found from Alaska to Wyoming, with possible Troodon fossils also being found in Texas and New Mexico. Troodon is known from the Judith River Formation and the upper Two Medicine Formation of Montana, the Judith River Group of...

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Word of the Day
cespitose
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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