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2015-03-04 12:20:29

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX (NYSE: CSX) Chief Financial Officer Fredrik Eliasson today discussed the drivers of a decade of strong financial performance for the company,

2015-03-04 08:35:30

"Smart Loan Express" gives financial institutions the power to have real-time loan analytics where they need it -- in front of the customer. ST.

2015-03-04 08:27:44

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Penthouse Pet of the Year and adult film start Nikki Benz will be appearing at the new Crazy Horse in Pompano Beach for their Grand Opening

2015-03-04 08:25:39

DOVER, Del., March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) ("Chesapeake") announced today that the Florida Public Service Commission ("FPSC") has approved the Purchased

2015-03-03 23:10:53

The results of a February 2015 poll conducted by Republic Polling, a Delaware public opinion polling firm with offices in Florida, revealed strong support for new rules to protect children from

2015-03-03 23:10:49

Fast-growing software company adds Mark Tone and Tyler Parramore to leadership team Sarasota, Fla.

2015-03-03 23:08:33

The math quizzing site known as YourMathGuru.com has recently announced its top 13 winners of all time. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) March 03, 2015 The math

2015-03-03 23:06:36

PureFormulas CMO Daniel Moure will present on Wednesday, March 11, at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.

2015-03-03 23:04:31

TouchSuite partners with Frederick to help its Firefly POS Salon users fill their books. Boca Raton, Florida (PRWEB) March 03, 2015 TouchSuite, one of

2015-03-03 23:04:09

Ideal Opportunities Available For Challenged Job Seekers Including Military Veterans, Seniors and The Handicapped BOCA RATON, Fla - (March 3, 2015) (PRWEB) March


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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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  • The act of lurking; skulking about; hiding; keeping from sight.
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