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WASHINGTON, March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Transportation legislation being pushed in Congress by Heritage Action, the Club for Growth and like-minded conservative activist groups
FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla., March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Nova Southeastern University (NSU) President and CEO George L.
Rising Medical Solutions Delivers Surgical Case Rates in Major Florida Markets CHICAGO, March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The merits of value-based care in workers' compensation
SAINT LEO, Fla., March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Republicans respond favorably to the prospect of either their former Governor Jeb Bush or their current U.S.
DOVER, Del., March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) ("Chesapeake") is pleased to announce the groundbreaking for the new Eight Flags Energy, LLC ("Eight
Integrating advanced technology is one example of FPL's commitment to building a stronger, smarter electric grid JUNO BEACH, Fla., March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Power & Light Company
Provides health plans with real-time clinical information on hospital-based encounters TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Mar.
Premium Verizon Wireless retailer expands business in Jacksonville JACKSONVILLE, Fla.
The Jennifer Act is currently up in the Senate and the House in Florida, and advocates immediate intervention for those suffering from the throes of addiction.
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 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...
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...
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 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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