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2014-04-17 08:23:18

Expansion brings new flexibility to low-voltage LED lighting system design ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LumaStream, the leader in low-voltage, intelligent, LED lighting systems, announced today that it has expanded its Trinity line of remote power drivers for LED lighting, adding an analog model with as many control zones as power channels to give lighting designers and system integrators ultimate design flexibility. Lighting applications where 0-10V controls...

2014-04-17 04:20:46

TAMARAC, Fla., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TruStar Energy, a leading developer of CNG fueling infrastructure throughout the US, is excited to announce the grand opening of a time-fill compressed natural gas [CNG] fueling station for City Furniture, located in Tamarac, Florida, to support several of their locations throughout the state. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131210/LA30600LOGO The two-compressor station is located at their Tamarac headquarters and warehouse...

2014-04-16 23:10:26

AxoGen, Inc. will report results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014 on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 after the market closes. Alachua, Florida (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 AxoGen, Inc. (NASDAQ: AXGN), the emerging leader of the $1.6 billion U.S. peripheral nerve repair market, will report results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014 on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 after the market closes. The Company will host a conference call and webcast for the investment community on Wednesday, April...

2014-04-16 23:09:00

The group division of Ameritas Life Insurance Corp. has developed a low-cost, fixed reimbursement dental plan for the state of Florida. Lincoln, NE (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 The group division of Ameritas Life Insurance Corp. has developed a low-cost, fixed reimbursement dental plan for the state of Florida. Defined DentalSM defines a maximum amount it will pay for each covered dental procedure, and the member pays any difference between the benefit amount and the dentist’s fee. This...

2014-04-16 23:08:04

RedVector Launches Final Component of the 2014 NEC Code Change Course Series to Inform Professionals of New Electrical Standards Tampa, Fla. (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 RedVector.com, the leader in online continuing education and workforce training solutions for the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industries, launched new National Electrical Code (NEC) change coursework this month, closing out its 2014 series of NEC change eLearning. First published in the late 1800s, The NEC...

2014-04-16 23:01:41

The official recap video for Hispanicize 2014, the annual Latino trends event presented by Procter & Gamble, is now available for viewing online on YouTube at http://youtu.be/tn_5nAbi9m0. Miami Florida (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 The official recap video for Hispanicize 2014, the annual Latino trends event presented by Procter & Gamble, is now available for viewing online on YouTube at http://youtu.be/tn_5nAbi9m0. Hispanicize 2014 gathered more than 1,700 of the nation’s top...

2014-04-16 23:01:25

Only a Few Days Left to See Mermaids at the South Carolina Aquarium Charleston, S.C. (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 The World Famous Weeki Wachee Mermaids are inspiring and delighting visitors of all ages, but they are in the Lowcountry for only a few more days. The mermaids who are visiting from Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, are swimming amongst the sea life in the Aquarium’s Great Ocean Tank, including sharks, for a truly unforgettable experience through April 20, 2014. Guests who have...

2014-04-16 16:33:42

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Poynter Institute (www.poynter.org), the leading educator of journalists worldwide, has announced it will partner with the Media Association in Turkey (http://www.medyadernegi.org/en/) and leading journalists to develop a cutting-edge international initiative, Poynter NewsU Turkiye. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110323/MM70721LOGO The project is designed to provide training around journalistic skills in an evolving...

2014-04-16 16:33:12

Florida tech startup brings powerful smartphone technology to events, launches app at BizBash Live: The Expo MIAMI, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pack Events Corp, (http://packevents.co/) a Florida-based mobile technology company today announced the launch of its FanExperience App (FanEx App (TM)), a mobile engagement and monetization application that delivers unique interactive experiences to fans and event goers. FanEx will be available for download in app stores later this month...

2014-04-16 12:31:28

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Teaching healthy diet and exercise habits to adults with special needs can be more challenging than with most groups of people, but for Karlyn Emile it's also more rewarding. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140416/75587 ) "A lot of people would say it's impossible to teach adults to adopt better behaviors. They would be wrong," said Emile, Healthy Community Site Director for Special Olympics Florida. Recently, Special...


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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