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2015-05-18 12:26:05

Formally known as European Sink Outlet for the past 20 years, ESO Decorative Plumbing exemplifies the company's rebranding along with its all-new 5,000 square foot showroom. POMPANO

2015-05-18 12:22:37

For the third year in a row, FPL Customer Care earns one of the top spots for providing customer service JUNO BEACH, Fla., May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Power & Light Company

2015-05-18 12:20:40

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida East Coast Railway (FECR) today announced the launch of a new online portal, FECR Connect.

2015-05-18 08:40:11

The new Associate Vice Presidents will support the company's commitment to student-centered excellence in a fast-growing industry. TAMPA, Fla., May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Bisk Education Inc.,

2015-05-18 08:38:53

Company combines location intelligence with networked brokerage services to help restaurant, retail and hospitality brands determine their next location TAMPA, Fla., May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/

2015-05-18 08:29:40

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Deena Cortese, star of MTV's "Jersey Shore" & VH1's "Couples Therapy" will be appearing at the new Crazy Horse in Pompano Beach located

2015-05-17 23:00:35

With recent head lice outbreaks in Miami Dade area schools, there are a few things parents should

2015-05-15 23:02:51

Harbor Village Detox, an inpatient medical detox center in Florida, urges heroin users to get help, and provides loved ones with ways they can help their loved ones get admitted into heroin rehab

2015-05-15 16:20:35

SARASOTA, Fla., May 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boaterz 'n Bikerz Hull of a Tour² launch of "The Freedom Ride" throttled forward today from Sarasota, FL's Marina Jack location as

2015-05-15 12:29:39

Medical Waste Management's new website will give potential clients information on all of the services the company performs, allowing existing clients to manage payments, and much more.


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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