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2015-03-27 23:05:33

The award funds brain tumor researchers at three leading Florida institutions: University of Florida, The Scripps Research Institute and H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute.

2015-03-27 23:04:09

Transponder solution minimizes requirements, maximizes benefits and streamlines toll management for fleets and owner-operators.

2015-03-27 23:03:35

As originally reported by Health Day, the rise of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) rates in Florida are alarming state officials; they have recently requested help from the CDC to understand

2015-03-27 23:01:40

staySky Vacation Clubs Readies For Anniversary Celebration Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) March 27, 2015

2015-03-27 23:01:21

Concierge Realty highlights developer benefits leading up to ARDA World 2015 in April. Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) March 27, 2015 Resort developers have

2015-03-27 23:00:58

Florida Hospital is the Arena Football League (AFL) team’s exclusive health care provider and will host a local high school athlete training session for 12 students. Tampa,

2015-03-27 20:23:33

Kentucky's Roberts Wins Co-Angler Title, $20,000 JASPER, Ala., March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Fishing in just his second event as a professional,

2015-03-27 16:21:05

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wounded Warrior Project(®) (WWP) has assembled an advisory council to advance the current and future work of WWP.

2015-03-27 12:23:01

MIAMI, March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Choice Aire will debut its scheduled public charter service operated by Swift Airlines on May 21, 2015 serving new nonstop destinations Atlantic City International


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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