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2014-10-23 12:27:32

Luxury Lifestyle Publication Explores In-depth Analysis of Global Marketplace And Profiles Local Communities Within the Regions of Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Westchester, Long Island, Hamptons, North Fork, Florida and California. NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Legendary real estate brokerage Douglas Elliman today announced the launch of a consumer focused re-design of ELLIMAN, the firm's luxury lifestyle publication. With stories and features with broad appeal, the...

2014-10-23 12:25:45

- Series launches Dec. 1 in Jacksonville, Fla., and includes stops in seven cities HOUSTON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BBVA Compass announced today that award-winning entrepreneur and technology journalist Shane Snow will headline the bank's second annual Business Strategy Forum series, which puts entrepreneurs and senior executives face to face with leading business thinkers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140825/139263 The series, which begins Dec. 1 in...

2014-10-23 12:24:08

BLUE 2014 draws an ecosystem of ocean all-stars: Jeremy Irons, Sir Richard Branson, Sylvia Earle, David Doubilet, Kelly Rutherford, Kathy Castor, Jenifer Austin, Don Walsh, Cousteau family members, and many others ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The power of BLUE Ocean Film Festival and Conservation Summit (BLUE) to catalyze cultural change and to shift global consciousness has drawn an A-list of ocean stars from all walks of life. Extraordinary people, stories...

2014-10-23 12:23:24

FPL, Babcock Ranch and Lee County Electric Cooperative reach an agreement enabling Babcock Ranch development to proceed JUNO BEACH, Fla., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Power & Light Company (FPL), Babcock Ranch Community Independent Special District (ISD) and Lee County Electric Cooperative (LCEC) today announced a settlement agreement that addresses the parties' outstanding issues and provides a path forward for Babcock Ranch development. Part of the settlement...

2014-10-23 08:44:06

LAKE MARY, Fla., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FARO Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: FARO), the most trusted source in 3D measurement, imaging and realization technology, announced today that after the market closes on Tuesday, October 28, 2014, it will release its financial results for the third quarter ended September 27, 2014. In conjunction with FARO's third quarter earnings release, you are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on...

2014-10-23 08:36:43

Four Preclinical Study Abstracts Evaluate Anatabine Across Neurological Disorders SARASOTA, Fla., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: RCPI), a drug development company focused on chronic inflammatory disease and neurologic disorders, announced today that abstracts outlining four separate preclinical studies evaluating anatabine, the primary constituent in the Company's lead investigational compound anatabine citrate, have been accepted for...

2014-10-23 08:32:21

- Locations to Open in Southern and Northern California Before the Holidays - BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Polaroid Fotobar is expanding its fun, new experiential retail concept with the opening of seven micro-retail locations in select Westfield Malls throughout California. These innovative 300-square-foot stores will make the process of turning peoples' best pictures which only currently live on their smartphones, Facebook, Instagram and other digital platforms...

2014-10-23 08:31:19

Donations Support Global Athletic Scholarship Fund & Outreach Programs MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- World OutGames Miami has launched a global crowdfunding campaign in anticipation of the sports, human rights and cultural event taking place in Miami and Miami Beach May 26 to June 4, 2017. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141022/153694LOGO "The goal of the crowdfunding campaign is $200,000," said Bruce Townsend, chair of the World OutGames host committee,...

2014-10-23 08:31:13

DANIA, Fla., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Issa Asad, best-selling author of Instant Profits with Instagram, exposes the "Alibaba Opportunity" in his new book, Issa Asad Instant Profits with Alibaba. Asad says that Chinese consumers do not want Chinese-made products, and will pay more to get their hands on foreign-made products. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141022/153816 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141022/153817 "Even though hundreds of thousands...

2014-10-23 08:23:41

RESTON, Va., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Society of Appraisers (ASA) is pleased to announce its partnership with two of the top aviation and aerospace educators in the world, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Jet Support Services Inc (JSSI), to provide training in aviation valuation. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141022/153690LOGO "ASA is excited to be extending our global footprint by partnering with experts, Embry-Riddle and JSSI to provide the...


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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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