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2014-08-27 20:22:20

Kristen Levine Pet Living helps people and pets live happier, healthier lives together TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kristen Levine, pet living expert, author and president of Fetching Communications and PetPR.com, is proud to announce the launch of Kristen Levine Pet Living, an online platform with an audience of more than 125,000 at www.kristenlevine.com. The website brings pet-positive companies together with pet lovers to create meaningful content that helps people live...

2014-08-27 16:27:34

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BICSI, the international association supporting the information and communications technology (ICT) industry with information, education and knowledge assessment, is pleased to announce the re-branding of its Professional Development offerings into the new BICSI Learning Academy. The launch of this multi-faceted method of training delivery is dedicated to the growth and success of BICSI's most important asset: its students....

2014-08-27 12:34:08

APPLE VALLEY, Minn., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The English Language Proficiency Assessment for the 21(st) Century consortium (ELPA21) has chosen Questar Assessment, Inc. to produce a field test to collect information that will be used to guide the development of its first English Language Proficiency (ELP) Assessment. ELPA21, a consortium of 11 states -- Arkansas, Florida, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Nebraska, Ohio, Oregon, South Carolina, Washington, and West Virginia -- is...

2014-08-27 12:34:00

CommScope will Upgrade and Future-Proof the Network Infrastructure for DAYTONA Rising DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Daytona International Speedway (DIS) today announced CommScope, Inc., a global leader in infrastructure solutions for communications networks, has become the first technology partner in the expanding "We Built Daytona" marketing platform supporting the unprecedented $400 million DAYTONA Rising redevelopment project. CommScope will deploy a new...

2014-08-27 12:28:40

Explorer featured on the cover of National Geographic Learning fourth grade science textbooks to introduce students to a rare predator from Madagascar NAPLES, Fla., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To engage students and bring science education to life, Dr. Luke Dollar, a Conservation Scientist and National Geographic Emerging Explorer will be speaking with fourth graders about his extensive work studying the fosa, a rare, carnivorous predator species native to the island of...

2014-08-27 12:26:53

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ISPE, the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering, announced today that it has released a preview of its Drug Shortages Prevention Plan aimed at helping the pharmaceutical industry avoid drug shortages and maintain a robust and reliable supply of medications to patients world-wide. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120912/DC73253LOGO The Plan, a first for the industry, was developed by ISPE and its expert pharmaceutical...

2014-08-27 08:27:54

Siperstein Dermatology now offers women and men in Boca Raton, Delray Beach, Boynton Beach & Highland Beach a wide range of the most advanced age-reduction treatments, including the newest and most effective neuromodulators Botox, Dysport and Xeomin that appreciably reduce wrinkles while retaining a natural, more expressive look. Yale-educated Dr. Robyn Siperstein M.D., F.A.A.D. and her team of dermatology professionals are recognized for their high level of patient care BOCA RATON,...

2014-08-27 08:21:07

~Announces NASCAR schedule changes impacting Company for 2015 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International Speedway Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select Market: ISCA; OTC Bulletin Board: ISCB) ("ISC") today provided additional details on NASCAR's domestic broadcast rights contracts for its Sprint Cup, Nationwide and Camping World Truck series beginning in 2015, as well as changes to its NASCAR calendar of events for 2015....

2014-08-26 23:18:21

Event Pays Tribute To Four Highly Successful Executives In The Attractions, Culinary, Lodging And Sports Industries, And Their Far-Reaching, Impactful Company Causes Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 When Grand Tour Gala 2014 honors this year's Dick Pope Legacy Award Recipients on Nov. 1 at Hilton Orlando Resort, special recognition will be given not only for the impressive career successes of Steve Hogan, CEO of Florida Citrus Sports; Adrian Jones, General Manager of...

2014-08-26 23:16:34

A new helpline called Troubled Teens West Palm Beach is bringing hope to local teens and parents seeking a youth rehab program. West Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Teen addiction ranks as one of the most serious issues facing juveniles in West Palm Beach, FL. Countless teenagers throughout Florida struggle with a drug or alcohol substance abuse problem on a regular basis. Unfortunately, many never experience professional rehabilitation due to a lack of information available to...


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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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kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'