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2014-10-08 23:00:46

U.S. Bureau of Reclamation -- Basin municipalities and federal government take action to protect the Colorado River Boulder City, Nevada (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 Faced with the increasing probability of shortage on the Colorado River, municipal water providers in Arizona, California, Nevada and Colorado, and the Bureau of Reclamation are implementing a landmark Colorado River System Conservation program. Beginning today, Reclamation is soliciting water conservation project proposals from...


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2012-06-14 13:15:28

Symbol: PHMAM2 Group: Dicot Family: Viscaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Shrub Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   PHCO31 Phoradendron coloradense Trel.   PHFLM Phoradendron flavescens (Pursh) Nutt. ex A. Gray. var. macrophyllum Engelm.   PHLO10 Phoradendron longispicum Trel.   PHTOM Phoradendron tomentosum (DC.) Engelm. ex A. Gray ssp. macrophyllum (Engelm.) Wiens   PHTOM2 Phoradendron tomentosum (DC.) Engelm. ex A. Gray...

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2005-06-15 12:58:48

Zebra-tailed lizards are lizards of the genus Callisaurus in the reptile order Sauamata. These lizards live in open desert with fairly hard-packed soil, scattered vegetation and/or scattered rocks, typically desert flats, washes and plains. They range from 2.5 to 4 in (60 to 100 mm) in length. These lizards are gray to sandy brown, usually with series of paired dark gray spots down the back that become black bands on the tail. The underside of tail is white with black bands. Males have a...

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