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2014-04-15 23:07:09

RedVector.com approved to provide CE to Florida mold assessors and remediators by the Mold-Related Services Licensing Unit of the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation Tampa, Fla. (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 RedVector.com, the leader in online continuing education and workforce training solutions for Florida contractors, was recently approved by the Mold-Related Services Licensing Unit of the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation to provide CE to...

2014-04-15 23:06:18

Stanley Consultants, a global consulting engineering firm with four offices in Florida, has been awarded Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contracts by two of Florida’s water management districts: the Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD), and the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD). West Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Stanley Consultants, a global consulting engineering firm with four offices in Florida, has been awarded Indefinite...

2014-04-15 23:05:14

Collaborators include Florida academic institutions and health care providers as well as government, community-based and funding organizations. TAMPA, FL (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 The Florida Health Equity Research Institute (HERI) was established as a way to better understand health disparities in medically underserved populations, as well as to implement the Health Disparities Research Agenda for Florida which focuses on developing and testing innovations that will improve health in these...

2014-04-15 23:03:15

The scholarship will provide financial support and encourage excellence to students within the College of Engineering. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Nitro Mobile Solutions, a custom mobile applications development company, announced today its donation of an operational scholarship to the College of Engineering at the University of South Florida. The Nitro Mobile Solutions Scholarship in Computer Science and Engineering will be open to full-time undergraduate students seeking a degree...

2014-04-15 23:02:29

Market Publishers Ltd is announced as a media partner of the CFO Summit. The event will take place on the 15th – 16th May 2014, in Palm Beach, Florida, the United States of America. London, UK (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Market Publishers Ltd is announced as a media partner of the CFO Summit. The event will take place on the 15th – 16th May 2014, in Palm Beach, Florida, the United States of America. Insecurity hemming around the economy and political leadership in local and worldwide...

2014-04-15 12:33:32

Clinton Global Initiative "Commitment to Action" Creates Scholarship Matching Program. PENSACOLA, Fla., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Smart Horizons Career Online Education (SHCOE), the world's first private, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Investments (SACS) accredited, online school district, today announced that the Brown Mackie College system of schools ("Brown Mackie College") has launched ed2go's Career Online High School...

2014-04-15 12:27:23

After Crushing the $5 Million Guaranteed WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Championship, Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Will Return This August with a $10 Million Guaranteed Championship HOLLYWOOD, Fla., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The televised WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Championship, which kicked off April 10 and continues through April 16 at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood, has drawn 1,795 entries, surpassing the $5 million guarantee and...

2014-04-15 12:21:31

Charging Stations Added to Offer Additional Amenities for Tenants, Employees and Customers BOWIE, Md., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SemaConnect, Inc. announced today that they were chosen by Southeast Financial Center in Miami, FL to install electric vehicle charging stations at their office building and plaza. The electric vehicle charging stations are part of a large renovation effort designed to make the building and plaza one of the most sought after locations in Downtown Miami. The...

2014-04-15 12:21:09

TAMPA, Fla., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- USA-based online car rental service provider, National Travel Deals (NTD), is open for business today at www.NationalTravelDeals.com. As an international car rental broker, NTD provides rentals in the United States (USA), United Kingdom (UK), Europe, Latin America, Australia and other worldwide locations. "With aggressive pricing, strong partnerships, and a keen executive management team, National Travel Deals will become a popular...

2014-04-15 08:29:52

LAKE MARY, Fla., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Access MediQuip, the nation's largest and leading innovator in surgical and implant management solutions, today announced an agreement with Osler Health IPA/Osler Health Management to provide quality-driven surgical bundles and pay-for-performance programs. The surgical bundle will be coordinated via Osler's national primary-care driven independent practice association (IPA) and delivered to Osler's growing surgical network. Osler is...


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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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