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2015-01-27 23:14:17

Recent terrorist attacks in Europe highlight the need for community mental health preparation Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

2015-01-27 23:10:35

Dr. John Tucker will be speaking at his “The Next Steps - Beyond the Basics” in dental sleep medicine course in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on February 13-14, 2015.

2015-01-27 23:03:34

Students attending the University of South Florida for the 2015 winter/spring semester have the opportunity to put their writing skills to the test for one of three scholarships totaling $5,000.

2015-01-27 23:03:13

Florida law firm recognized for its many volunteer efforts throughout the year Melbourne, Florida (PRWEB) January 27, 2015 Melbourne law firm,

2015-01-27 23:01:20

The Museum of Science & Industry and the University of South Florida announced today an innovative partnership that will unite the two educational organizations for years to come and make

2015-01-27 08:40:08

BlendKit2015 to provide free guidance, certification to faculty members and instructional designers seeking to combine face-to-face and online learning experiences SALT LAKE CITY, Jan.

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JUNO BEACH, Fla., Jan. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc.


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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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