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2015-03-13 12:30:33

State Leaders Urged to Support Tobacco Prevention Initiatives WASHINGTON, March 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kids in Florida will stand up to Big Tobacco on March 18 as they join thousands

2015-03-13 12:26:23

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., March 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Clinicians, addiction physicians, psychiatrists, researchers and academicians who treat patients with substance use disorders (SUDs)

2015-03-13 12:25:47

International pharmaceutical development and manufacturing company will create 100 new jobs, capital investment of more than $9 million TAMPA, Fla., March 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-03-13 08:24:38

MIAMI, March 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third consecutive year Amscot Financial, a leading provider of convenient, consumer-oriented financial services, is pleased to be a sponsor of the

2015-03-12 23:09:46

Propel Marketing & Design, Inc., a South Florida based Marketing Agency, has announced it will offer complimentary website reviews through the month of March. Boynton

2015-03-12 23:09:33

US Federal Contractor Registration is reporting the release of the Asphalt contract in Florida posted to FedBizOpps (FBO) on March 11, 2015.

2015-03-12 23:09:12

PowerBlend™ and PowerCoat™ are formulated to enhance primary and secondary nutrient inputs.

2015-03-12 23:07:46

Upcoming Orlando, Florida Adult Stem Cell Lectures on Tuesday, March 17, 2015 Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) March 12, 2015 The Miami Stem Cell Treatment Center

2015-03-12 23:03:46

Heading into just its second year, AchieveHERs has already made its mark.

2015-03-12 23:03:30

BPI Sports picks Zimmerman for $15 million account without review to become premiere sports nutrition brand Fort Lauderdale (PRWEB) March 12, 2015 BPI


Latest Florida Reference Libraries

Sand Pine, Pinus clausa
2014-04-14 10:28:55

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
2014-01-20 10:22:39

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...

Apalachicola National Forest
2013-11-01 10:37:21

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...

Florida Black Bear, Ursus americanus floridanus
2013-05-17 11:12:26

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
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...

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