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2011-07-25 10:10:00

A genetic study focusing on the Central American river turtle (Dermatemys mawii) recently turned up surprising results for a team of Smithsonian scientists involved in the conservation of this critically endangered species.

2010-04-13 12:56:00

ANGELS CAMP, Calif., April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- James Rodger, California & Oregon Regional Manager for O.A.R.S., stated today: "Water content in the Sierra snowpack is above average--106 percent of normal for this time of year.

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2010-02-03 07:30:00

Pyrethroids, among the most widely-used home pesticides, are winding up in California rivers at levels toxic to some stream-dwellers, possibly endangering the food supply of fish and other aquatic animals.

2008-07-03 09:00:43

By Cathy Locke, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Jul. 3--With high energy prices and the push for environmentally friendly power sources, the El Dorado Irrigation District and El Dorado County Water Agency have commissioned a study of potential hydroelectric projects on the county's western slope.

2008-06-25 18:02:34

By Cathy Locke, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Jun. 25--With high energy prices and the push for environmentally friendly power sources, the El Dorado Irrigation District and El Dorado County Water Agency have commissioned a study of potential hydroelectric projects on the county's western slope.

2008-05-22 06:00:16

By Ramon Coronado, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. May 22--Prompted by a recent rash of coyote attacks on children in Southern California suburbs, American River Parkway rangers have posted signs warning park visitors of the wild canine in Carmichael.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
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