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Resort in Kissimmee provides rides to and from parks including Walt Disney World, Universal Studios and SeaWorld KISSIMMEE, Fla., Jan.
The SIGRID OLSEN Studio Collection Debuts Exclusively on HSN in April And Marks the Long-Awaited Return of Sigrid Olsen to the Fashion Industry ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Jan.
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Tint World® moves into a new Tint World® Franchise Headquarters in Boca Raton, FL in November 2014. BOCA RATON, Fla., Jan.
Consumers can now view their service invoice and 'tap to pay' instantly when the mobile app alerts them that their car is ready from service DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Jan.
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Landstar System, Inc.
Miami based incubator, Quantum Development, acquires customer support directory site that offers consumers a more transparent
CGI Windows & Doors, an ardent supporter of the architecture community, has created a scholarship fund for the Department of Architecture of the Florida International University College of
Sand Pine (Pinus clausa) is found along the Florida coasts line mainly the Florida Peninsula from Tampa to Naples on the Gulf Coast and from St. Augustine to Fort Lauderdale on the Atlantic Coast. Some trees can be found in higher elevations of the peninsula from Clay County to Lake Okeechobee. The sand pine grows best in sandy and otherwise unsuitable soil depleted of any nutrients. The sand pine is a short and shrubby tree, which grows to heights of 16-33 feet with some growing to 69...
Ocala National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of Florida. This forest, established in 1908, encompasses 430,447 acres and is the oldest national forest east of the Mississippi River. It holds four designated wilderness areas including Billies Bay Wilderness and Juniper Prairie Wilderness. This forest receives millions of visitors each year, more than any other national forest within Mississippi. Ocala National Forest resides within the Florida sand...
The Apalachicola National Forest is the largest U.S. National Forest within the state of Florida. It encompasses 632,890 acres and is the only national forest located in the Florida Panhandle. The National Forest provides water and land-based outdoors activities such as swimming, hiking, hunting, fishing, horse-back riding, and off-road ATV usage. The forest contains two Wilderness Areas: Bradwell Bay Wilderness Area and Mud Swamp/New River Wilderness. There are also several special...
The Florida black bear (Ursus americanus floridanus) is a subspecies of the American black bear. It once held a range that included Florida and southern areas of Georgia and Alabama. Today it occurs in these areas and in southern Mississippi, but its range is now fragmented. This species prefers a habitat within forested areas like sand-pine scrub, wetlands, oak scrub, and upland hardwood forests. This is the only species of bear to prefer a subtropical habitat. The Florida black bear...
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...
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