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2014-01-07 23:22:16

Juniper Systems’ Allegro MX was recently selected by the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (DWR) for an invasive fish removal program. Vernal, Utah (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 Juniper Systems’ Allegro MX™ was recently selected by the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (DWR) for an invasive fish removal program. One particular DWR field crew used the rugged handheld, loaded with custom fisheries software, to monitor native fish species and remove invasive fish along the Green River,...

2012-02-23 00:30:00

Live/Work Design Contest Launches Today New York, NY (PRWEB) February 22, 2012 Dwell Media (http://www.dwell.com) and Design Within Reach (http://www.dwr.com), two arbiters of modern design, today announce the launch of the Live/Work Design Contest (http://www.dwell.com/live-work), which challenges up-and-coming designers to create a workspace “classic of tomorrow” — a new home-office solution that DWR could potentially manufacture and sell. Dwell will host the...

2011-04-05 00:00:27

DWR to launch 3D Room Planner on DWR.com and in DWR Studios Stamford, CT (Vocus/PRWEB) April 04, 2011 Modern design retailer Design Within Reach (DWR) and leading interiors website mydeco are pleased to launch the DWR 3D Room Planner "“ an innovative design tool that allows DWR customers to design their own iconic modern interior online at dwr.com or in store at 45-plus DWR Studios across the United States and in Canada. Coupling mydeco's unique 3D room design technology with DWR's...

2010-04-02 18:25:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Design Within Reach announces a national contest open to design professionals, students and enthusiasts. This call for entries invites participants to submit original designs of commercial, hospitality and residential spaces that have incorporated DWR products. The winner will receive a $10,000 gift card good for DWR products, plus be the star of a DWR Studio event and features in the DWR catalog and website. "At Design Within Reach, we celebrate the...

2008-11-12 21:00:08

The Department of Water Resources (DWR) and U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are set to begin the largest-ever environmental experiment to track juvenile salmon in the Delta. Beginning Friday, November 14, DWR and USGS scientists will release the first of 6,000 tagged juvenile salmon into the Sacramento River at Old Sacramento. Scientists will track their migration through the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta over the next three months using unmanned, robotic boats and electronic gear. The data...

2008-09-22 21:00:17

The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) and the federal Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) announce four public scoping meetings for the Franks Tract Project. The purpose of the Franks Tract Project is to help improve the health of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. The October meetings are part of the Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report (EIS/EIR) process. Meetings will be held: -- Sacramento - Monday, October 6, 10 a.m. to Noon, Federal Building...

2008-09-15 18:00:18

The Department of Water Resources (DWR) has released new advisory floodplain maps for Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley cities and counties. "Many of the existing flood maps do not reflect the most accurate information about the flooding potential," said DWR Director Lester Snow. "The new DWR floodplain maps will help provide a better understanding of the true risk of flooding to public safety and property." The maps are available at...

2008-09-04 18:00:14

The Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) today praised creation of a 2009 Drought Water Bank to help alleviate water shortages and assist with meeting local water needs in a potential third year of drought. The California Department of Water Resources announced creation of the water bank at a statewide Drought Summit today. The summit included state and local water officials as well as ACWA and other water organizations. Participants heard the latest on drought conditions and...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.