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2014-08-14 12:22:36

Combining AV Integration, Power Supply, and Retail Sector Leaders, LumaStream is Poised to Disrupt Lighting Industry ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LumaStream, Inc. today announced the addition of three key business advisors with industry-leading experience and the talents to shape, build, and drive market share in the LED lighting industry. Marty Schaffel, Brian Christopher, and John Disa have the vision to help LumaStream navigate through its hyper-growth...

2014-08-14 08:26:31

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MMD Realty, LLC, the elite South Florida real estate firm founded in 2011, will embark on a road trip to Bridgehampton August 20-27(th )to attend the final Bridgehampton Polo Challenge and The Hampton Classic, while presenting several exclusive luxury South Florida properties. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140813/135945 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140813/135944 In recent months, an exodus has been...

2014-08-13 23:12:22

National Expansion Continues for AlignLife Chiropractic Franchise Dundee, Florida (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Although the chiropractic industry is a slow growing sector of the American healthcare system, AlignLife Chiropractic Franchise is showing double digit growth. “Our growing chiropractic franchise is a great indicator that Americans are looking for a new approach to healthcare,” explains Dr. Joe Esposito, CEO of AlignLife. “People are moving away from a sickness care model and...

2014-08-13 23:12:13

Robins & Morton celebrated groundbreaking last Friday for the new Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South Florida. The $430 Million facility is scheduled to open in 2016 with construction value estimated at $177 Million. (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Robins & Morton celebrated groundbreaking last Friday for the new Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South Florida. The new facility will consolidate under one roof outpatient clinical services, a dedicated cancer research...

2014-08-13 23:11:24

Tampa Bay Research Institute (TBRI), a well respected private, non-profit biomedical research Institute announced today that will host the Inaugural Student Research Symposium on August 26th, 2014 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. The Symposium will be held at TBRI, located at 10900Roosevelt Blvd. North, Saint Petersburg, Florida 33716. http://www.tbri.org Saint Petersburg, Florida (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Tampa Bay Research Institute "TBRI", a well respected private, non-profit biomedical...

2014-08-13 23:10:25

Cannabis Career Institute, nationally recognized leaders in the Cannabis Business Industry, will arrive in New York City on August 17th, 2014, to help students learn the business side of the Marijuana Industry. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 With lawmakers currently focusing on bringing the proper regulations and guidance following the legalization of medical marijuana (CNN July 7, 2014, Ferrigno and Assefa) the reality of opening up a Marijuana Industry Business is something...

2014-08-13 23:04:58

Dr. Steven Hess brings over 30 years of global experience as former Partner at ERM to ProcessMAP. Ft. Lauderdale, FL. (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 ProcessMAP Corporation (ProcessMAP), the industry’s leading cloud-based platform for EHS, Compliance, Risk, and Sustainability Management solutions, is pleased to announce that Dr. Steven Hess has joined the company’s leadership team. As Practice Leader, Dr. Hess brings over three decades of experience in providing strategic advisory services...

2014-08-13 23:00:38

Winners Chosen from Alabama, Florida and the U.S. Virgin Islands Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 The Poison Prevention Week Council announced the winners of the 2015 National Poison Prevention Week poster contest. National Poison Prevention Week, held the third week in March each year, is observed nationally to highlight the dangers of poisonings and how to prevent them. In honor of this awareness week, the Poison Prevention Week Council conducts a nationwide poster contest to...

2014-08-13 23:00:36

Edudemic, a leading education technology blog for teachers and students, released their report of The Most Affordable Online Colleges of 2014. (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Edudemic’s mission is to connect emerging technology with educators, administrators, and students. The blog started in 2010 and grew into a premier destination to learn about industry trends, research, and how to leverage technology to enhance learning in and out of the classroom. More recently, Edudemic now reports on the...

2014-08-13 12:32:31

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CableOrganizer.com, a top provider of cable management, networking, and electrical solutions, announces that it recently acquired EquiCross Inc., located in Tampa, Florida. EquiCross is a leading supplier of products focused on crowd control, traffic, safety, hospitality, and event management. CableOrganizer.com is one of several portfolio companies owned by Atlanta based Private Equity firm KT Capital. KT Capital purchased...


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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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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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