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2011-08-26 07:00:00

Cabin Creekwood is delighted to announce a partnership with South River Fly Shop in Waynesboro, VA. Cabin guests can now book a Guided Fly Fishing Trip in Virginia along with their cabin rental. Waynesboro, VA (PRWEB) August 26, 2011 Guests of Cabin Creekwood can now book a Virginia fly fishing excursion at the same time they book a cabin rental in Virginia. South River Fly Shop was established in February of 2011 by Tommy Lawhorne and Kevin Little. This opening coincided with the...

2011-08-04 11:15:00

BENTONVILLE, Ark., Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Walmart's Acres for America program is donating $500,000 to help protect, conserve and restore fragile urban ecosystems in Washington D.C., Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York City. This is the first time the program has helped reestablish critical wildlife habitats in urban areas. "We are excited to have an opportunity to help revitalize priority wildlife habitats in urban areas and bring the Acres for America program to life for our...

2011-08-04 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bion Environmental Technologies, Inc. (OTC: BNET) and Kreider Farms recently held the grand opening of Bion's livestock waste treatment project that utilizes its patented micro-aerobic digestion technology to reduce environmental impacts to the Chesapeake Bay. The event was held at the Kreider Farms dairy facility in Manheim, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. The theme of the event was, "Think Globally...Treat Locally", a strategy that refers to Bion's...

2011-08-02 14:45:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection will host a Pennsylvania Phase 2 Chesapeake Watershed Implementation Plan Summit on Wednesday, Aug. 3, with the Foundation for Pennsylvania Watersheds. The summit will be from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Keystone Conference Center in the Farm Show Complex & Expo Center in Harrisburg. "This event is the first of several opportunities for local officials and the public to engage in the...

2011-07-21 13:05:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An innovative manure treatment project on a Lancaster County farm will help reduce nutrient run-off into the Chesapeake Bay as part of Pennsylvania's continuing efforts to improve the bay's health. Kreider Farms, a 2,200-cow dairy in Mount Joy, Lancaster County, today unveiled a micro-aerobic digestion project that provides on-farm treatment of manure that will significantly reduce the amount of nitrogen and phosphorous that might...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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