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2012-02-15 14:02:00

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga., Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SeaPak Shrimp & Seafood Co., the No. 1 shrimp brand within the frozen specialty seafood category, has ushered in 2012 with waves of changes, including a new coastal look, new packaging sizes and an interactive online rewards program. New Logo and Packaging Graphics Headlining the changes are SeaPak's new logo and packaging graphic updates, developed by packaging firm Smith Design, of New Jersey. The logo and packaging alterations...

2012-02-13 14:14:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The President's Budget for fiscal year 2013 (FY13) includes $4.731 billion in discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). The Honorable Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, said, "The fiscal 2013 Civil Works budget for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reflects the Administration's priorities through targeted investments in the nation's...

2012-02-08 08:51:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) today released its work plans for the Army Civil Works program through the end of fiscal year 2012 (FY12). The Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2012, Division B of Public Law 112-74, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2012, signed into law by President Obama on December 23, provided total FY12 appropriations for the Army Civil Works program of $5.002 billion. The accompanying...

2011-11-21 19:00:00

Camarillo area dermatologist Ross Kaplan, M.D. is proud to announce that his practice, Coastal Dermatology, now offers CoolSculpting by Zeltiq and Ultherapy. Camarillo, CA (PRWEB) November 21, 2011 CoolSculpting is a revolutionary new treatment that freezes fat cells, destroying them while leaving the surrounding tissue unaffected. The technique was developed after research showed that fat cells were particularly susceptible to cold temperatures. Targeted application of the coolsculpting...

2011-09-28 13:32:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection today announced it has awarded $1.2 million in Coastal Zone Management Grants to organizations dedicated to protecting and preserving Pennsylvania's coastal zones along Lake Erie and the Delaware Estuary. Coastal Zone Management grants are intended to support programs that measure the impact of various pollution sources, improve public access, preserve habitat and educate the public on...

2011-09-12 10:00:00

ERIE, Pa., Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection and local organizations are inviting the public to help clean up the Lake Erie watershed as part of the ninth annual Pennsylvania/Lake Erie International Coastal Cleanup. The cleanup will take place at sites throughout the region on Saturday, Sept. 17, from 9 a.m. to noon. In the past nine years, more than 6,000 participants have collected more than 100,000 pounds of debris and trash from the...

2011-09-08 05:22:00

AMSTERDAM, September 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Elsevier, world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, organizes the 50th Estuarine & Coastal Sciences Association (ECSA) Conference: "Today's Science for Tomorrow's Management". [http://www.estuarinecoastalconference.com ] The conference, taking place 3-7 June 2012 in Venice, seeks to find answers to potentially massive risks for the long-term changes to coastal environments....

2011-08-24 13:34:00

NANTUCKET, Mass., Aug. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New uses like wind and tidal energy facilities and aquaculture projects need to co-exist with recreational boaters and transportation networks in our ecologically-sensitive coastal waterways. How do communities balance competing demands in their coastal waters? How should we decide what uses go where? Regional management plans to ensure that our waters are sustainably used and protected, mandated by the Obama administration, are...

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2011-08-19 14:46:10

According to scientists with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the mysterious goo that was found after washing up to the shorelines in a village in Alaska is made up of fungal spores. The new analysis corrected an announcement made last week by Alaska-based NOAA scientists who initially determined that the material was a conglomeration of microscopic eggs or embryos despoiled by a form of crustacean. NOAA said scientists from the agency's Center for Coastal...

2011-08-03 10:15:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With the devastating impacts of rising sea levels increasingly evident, authorities from around the country will meet in Anaheim, CA this August for a highly focused symposium on protecting our shoreline infrastructure from the potential devastation of the rising tides. Procedures for evaluating sea level change, the unforeseen consequences of coastal flooding, impact assessment, response and adaption strategies, new mapping tools and...


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Coastal giant salamander, Dicamptodon tenebrosus
2014-02-04 09:37:14

The Coastal giant salamander (Dicamptodon tenebrosus) is a member of the Dicamptodontidae family. The species is native to the United States and Canada. The Coastal giant salamander ranges from northern California to Oregon and Washington and throughout parts of south British Columbia. The Coastal giant salamander inhabits freshwater lakes, marshes and rivers. The species may also be found in temperate deciduous forests. A nocturnal species, the Coastal giant salamander may or may not go...

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