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2013-06-17 23:23:48

Into Action Treatment, a Florida drug and alcohol rehab center, visited the Florida Keys this weekend as part of their Alumni Recharge Weekend. Alumnus and current clients spent time in Key West and Sugarloaf Key camping and relaxing. Key West, Florida (PRWEB) June 17, 2013 Into Action Treatment Center out of Boynton Beach, South Florida, visited the Florida Keys this weekend and celebrated with current clients and alumnus of the drug rehab center. They were celebrating their Alumni...

2013-04-19 16:45:34

A new report on the potential effects of climate change on NOAA's Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary uses existing observations and science-based expectations to identify how climate change could affect habitats, plants and animals within the sanctuary and adjacent coastal areas. It also outlines new management recommendations for the sanctuary, and sanctuary officials called it the first step toward addressing them. They also said the report issued by the sanctuary, Climate Change...

2013-04-14 23:01:07

Key West and Florida Keys injury and accident lawyer website just launched by the Berman Law Group. Key West, Florida (PRWEB) April 14, 2013 The Berman Law Firm is proud to announce a new Key West, Florida injury lawyer website helping the citizens of Key West. Key West, Florida, is located at the tip of the Florida Keys, and is a lively destination for many people, but with that said a lot of accidents occur there each year due to its party atmosphere. There is a large opportunity for...

2013-03-04 23:01:35

Custom-designed sunrooms and screen enclosures from Venetian Builders, Inc., Miami, are now being made available to homeowners in Marathon in the Florida Keys, Venetian Builders President Christopher Noe said today. The expansion into Marathon follows increased sales for Venetian Builders in two other deep South Florida markets, Key Biscayne and Homestead. Miami, FL (PRWEB) March 04, 2013 Venetian Builders, Inc., Miami, a leading installer of custom-designed aluminum sunrooms and screen...

Manmade Activities Behind Caribbean Coral Die-Off
2013-02-15 10:42:20

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study, led by the University of Georgia, solves the mystery of the dying Caribbean coral. Plunk down a wastewater treatment plant anywhere along a Caribbean coast and watch the coral reefs nearby start dying, by a means unknown to science. "You'd have all the makings of a great mystery novel," says ecologist James Porter of the University of Georgia. Unlike a novel, however, this story is true. "Between 1996 and 2012,...

2013-02-12 23:02:43

Top nature and birding company Naturalist Journeys announces an April Florida Everglades birding and nature guided tour to the Florida Everglades, timed for the peak of bird migration through the only subtropical wilderness in the continental U.S. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) February 12, 2013 Naturalist Journeys, a top nature and birding tour company, is proud to announce their upcoming April 20 — 27, 2013, Florida Everglades guided tour featuring birding and eco-tourism. Eco-tour...

2013-02-05 10:39:27

No economic loss to Florida Keys fishing communities A new NOAA research report finds that both fish populations and commercial and recreational anglers have benefited from "no-take" protections in the Tortugas Ecological Reserve in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. The report, "An Integrated Biogeographic Assessment of Reef Fish Populations and Fisheries in Dry Tortugas: Effects of No-take Reserves," is the first to evaluate how the 151-square nautical mile Tortugas...

2012-01-19 08:00:00

Continuing Education Company Inc. has added a live CME conference in November 2012 at the Hawks Cay Island Resort in the Florida Keys for family physicians, nurse practioners and physician assistants. West Hempstead, NY (PRWEB) January 19, 2012 Continuing Education Company, a leading provider of quality live CME conferences for doctors of primary care, family, internal, emergency and rural medicine, is pleased to announce a brand new location for its fall CME conference. "The Florida Keys...

2011-12-28 10:00:00

Key West Seaplanes is featured in FLYING Magazine, the most prestigious international aviation magazine. In the December 2011 edition, Key West Seaplanes is recognized for the company's long-established private seaplane charter service to the exclusive Little Palm Island, hidden away in The Florida Keys. Key West, FL (PRWEB) December 28, 2011 Key West Seaplanes is featured in FLYING Magazine with a story recognizing the company's long-established private seaplane charter service to the...

2011-11-29 23:00:00

Key West Seaplanes kicks-off yet another winter season of private seaplane charter services to world-class Little Palm Island Resort and Spa from all points on the mainland,The Florida Keys and Key West. With the official end of an uneventful hurricane season on November 30th, Key West Seaplanes is now ramped up for a busy winter of flying guests to island getaways such as Little Palm Island, Hawks Cay, The Moorings and Cheeca Lodge. The company also adds more options for private seaplane...


Latest Florida Keys Reference Libraries

Dry Tortugas National Park
2013-04-18 12:21:11

Dry Tortugas National Park is located in the Gulf of Mexico in the United States. The park consists of a small chain of coral islands, comprising 64,701 acres, but only 104 acres of land. The islands are about seventy miles from Key West, Florida and comprise the far western portion of the Florida Keys. The first European explorer to visit the area was Juan Ponce de León, who named the islands the Tortugas after catching 160 sea turtles near them. The term “dry” is used to denote the...

Biscayne National Park
2013-04-17 23:58:18

Biscayne National Park is located in the southern area of Florida in the United States. The park holds 172,971 acres, of which ninety-five percent consists of water. Native Americans first inhabited the area when water levels were low in the Biscayne Bay. Evidence has been found in the area supporting the inhabitance of other Native Americans, like the Tequesta people, from at least 2,500 years ago. European settlement did not occur in the area until the 19th century, when farmers settled on...

2012-06-14 08:35:04

Symbol: TRSA2 Group: Dicot Family: Euphorbiaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:FL Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

2012-06-14 10:18:34

Symbol: SCLI3 Group: Monocot Family: Cyperaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N PR    N VI    N Synonyms:   SCLI8 Scirpus lithospermus L. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:FL Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta...

2012-06-14 10:43:15

Symbol: SARI5 Group: Dicot Family: Lamiaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   SAPR4 Salvia privoides Benth. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:FL Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division  ...

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