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2014-07-21 12:29:43

MELBOURNE, Fla., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Essential and vulnerable: That, in essence, is the state of our cyber affairs these days. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120521/DC10853LOGO As technology continues to touch and influence our personal lives, our working lives and most everything in between, we turned to Richard Ford, one of the nation's preeminent experts on cybersecurity and head of Florida Institute of Technology's Department of Computer Science and...

2014-07-21 12:23:01

JUNO BEACH, Fla., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy Partners, LP, (NEP), today announced that the Bluewater Wind Energy Center in Huron County, Ontario has begun commercial operation. The project is comprised of 37 turbines and capable of generating up to 60-megawatts of electricity, enough to power approximately 15,000 homes in Ontario. The Bluewater Wind Energy Center is owned by Bluewater Wind, LP, an indirect subsidiary of NextEra Energy Canada Partners Holdings, ULC....

2014-07-21 09:49:35

University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science Collaborative research team publishes findings in special issue of Ecological Indicators A Florida-based marine research team has developed a unique formal process and modeling framework to help manage South Florida's economically important coastal marine environments. The MARES project (Marine and Estuarine Goal Setting), led by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Cooperative Institute...

2014-07-19 23:01:36

Insight to Recovery drug and alcohol addiction treatment center in Palm Beach, Florida has recently released new video testimonials from recovering clients. Boynton Beach, FL (PRWEB) July 19, 2014 Insight to Recovery is built on the skills, compassion and dedication of Dr. Harvey Brown and his team of licensed addiction professionals. The facility employs a unique treatment approach that is helping numerous men and women get their lives back, and not just getting them sober. This has...

2014-07-18 23:01:28

Affordable Housing Developments to be Honored at National Conference in Miami, Fla. SAN FRANCISCO (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Nominations are now being accepted year-round for the annual Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits Developments of Distinction Awards. The awards were created to recognize excellence and honor outstanding affordable rental housing properties developed using the low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC). Nominations for the 2014 Developments of Distinction Awards will be accepted...

2014-07-18 23:00:37

The Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina has hired local Naturalist Vince McGrath and has begun offering its resort guests morning wildlife walking and kayaking expeditions to explore the eco-zones of the local marine environment. Guests are be able to observe numerous flora and fauna – from what’s under the sea to what lives on the shoreline, tide pools and upland habitats of the dunes. Fort Myers Beach, FL (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 The Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina has hired...

2014-07-17 23:12:05

Global training provider Training for Excellence introduces their new website along with the introduction of their innovative On-the-Job Training and Coaching workshop. Sarasota, FL (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Training for Excellence, a training organization based in Florida, announced that they have a new website, which describes their latest training program called “How To Provide On-The-Job Training and Coaching”. All senior employees, managers and supervisors who are responsible for...

2014-07-17 23:10:40

ACTS, an Enterprise IT consulting firm, is pleased to announce the Jacksonville Business Journal has voted ACTS as one of the top 50 fastest growing companies in Jacksonville, FL. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 ACTS is pleased to announce it has been chosen as one of Jacksonville’s 50 fastest growing companies by the Jacksonville Business Journal (JBJ). An awards luncheon is being held in honor of the companies on Thursday, July 17th at the Hyatt Regency from 11:30 to 12:30. The...

2014-07-17 23:07:02

Although paper still accounts for a majority of all invoices in sheer volume, email has become the most widely used channel for business-to-business transactions, according to the 2014 Order-to-Cash (O2C) Automation Study conducted by The Institute of Financial Operations. Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Although paper still accounts for a majority of all invoices in sheer volume, email has become the most widely used channel for business-to-business transactions, according to the...

2014-07-17 23:00:14

Crestron Veteran Kirk Holder Joins Florida-based Technology Services Firm Hollywood, FL (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 One Firefly LLC, parent company to multiple business units that each offer unique services for the custom electronics industry, today announced industry veteran and Crestron expert, Kirk Holder, has joined the Firefly Programming team in the position of programming manager. Since its inception in 2011, Firefly Programming has experienced consistent growth in-line with growing...


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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