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2013-06-27 23:27:18

Ruby Falls Eastern Redbud, Don Egolf Redbud, Bluebeard and Dwarf Fringe “Crimson Fire” are just some of the exotic varieties chosen to further beautify this breathtaking North Carolina mountain community. Collettsville, NC (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 The Coves at Round Mountain, North Carolina’s premier planned mountain community, has announced its involvement in utilizing the various flora that exist in the North Carolina mountains to landscape the breathtaking Pisgah Mountain Lodge. The...

2011-12-15 17:02:05

The number of sugar maples in Upper Great Lakes forests is likely to decline in coming decades, according to University of Michigan ecologists and their colleagues, due to a previously unrecognized threat from a familiar enemy: acid rain. Over the past four decades, sugar maple abundance has declined in some regions of the northeastern United States and southeastern Canada, due largely to acidification of calcium-poor granitic soils in response to acid rain. Sugar maple forests in the...

2009-09-18 00:00:00

PARIS, September 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mnazi Bay, Tanzania: Maurel & Prom will farm in to a 38.22% participating interest in the Mnazi Bay permit, with a 47.775% participating interest for Exploration Operations (the difference being due to Tanzanian Petroleum Development Corporation's (TPDC) 20% participating interest in all but Exploration Operations). Maurel & Prom will assume operatorship of all Petroleum Operations under the PSA (Production Sharing...

2008-11-03 15:00:15

Victoria Gold Corp. (TSX VENTURE: VIT) ("Victoria" or "the Company") is pleased to provide the following update on the Company's progress. Cove Work Commitment Satisfied Early As of October 20, 2008, Victoria had spent over US $8.5 million in exploration at its Cove project to early satisfy its seven-year work commitment under the Minerals Lease and Agreement dated June 15, 2006 between Newmont McCoy Cove Limited ("Newmont") (a wholly owned subsidiary of Newmont Mining Corporation) and...

2008-07-06 18:00:15

By Lee Logan, Tulsa World, Okla. Jul. 6--The lake's marinas were all open and reported normal holiday business. SKIATOOK -- High water thinned out the crowds at Skiatook Lake on Saturday, but some residents still came out with their boats, fishing poles and picnic baskets. Several area lakes had water levels higher than normal for the Fourth of July holiday weekend. According to Army Corps of Engineers figures, Skiatook Lake measured about 4 1/2 feet above average. Other lakes, such...

2007-04-19 06:00:00

By Abrams, Marc D No species in the eastern United States better exemplifies a ubiquitous yet subordinate tree than does blackgum (Nyssa sylvatica). What enables blackgum to grow nearly everywhere, but almost always at very low densities? It is the longest-lived hardwood species in the eastern United States, with a maximum age that can exceed 650 years. It is inherently slow growing, which most likely explains its great longevity and high shade tolerance; it is also one of the few tree...


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Flower of a tulip tree, Liriodendron tulipfera
2014-02-14 15:44:22

Liriodendron tulipifera is a large tree from the Magnoliaceae family. It is commonly referred to as the Tulip tree, American tulip tree, Tulip poplar, Fiddle-tree and Yellow poplar. L. tulipifera is one of the largest indigenous trees in the eastern United States. It has been known to reach heights of 190 feet. Its trunk can reach up to 10 feet in diameter. Ordinarily its height reaches around 70 to 100 feet. The bark is furrowed and brown. The wood is light yellow to brown. The sapwood is...

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