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2015-05-19 08:32:28

Summit is Seeking Digital Marketers to Share Success Stories and Expert Advice JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The

2015-05-19 08:23:11

13th annual Stevie® Awards for new product and technology will be presented on September 11 in San Francisco NAPLES, Fla., May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ --

2015-05-19 08:23:00

Auto dealer-branded, consumer-facing mobile app is recognized for its exceptional value in the business-to-business product category: Driver Connect is increasing appointments, visit frequency and

2015-05-18 23:04:05

Harbor Village Detox comments on Raw Story’s recent article; Heroin Addict Dies in Central Florida Jail without Proper Detox Treatment. Miami, FL (PRWEB) May

2015-05-18 23:01:25

The company launched its unique digital pathology workflow solution last March at the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology Annual Meeting in Boston. Tampa,

2015-05-18 16:31:55

Addresses Communications and Networking Trends, Challenges and Keys to Success for the Modern Workforce ORLANDO, Fla., May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-05-18 16:26:20

Author and Health Coach Dawna Stone to be Keynote Speaker CLEARWATER, Fla., May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Do aches and pains keep you from exercising like you did when you

2015-05-18 12:30:22

With recent court rulings spotlighting the prevalence of Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) fraud, Doreen DiPolito of D-Mar General Contracting and Development urges stricter standards, compliance

2015-05-18 12:26:08

Sailings from popular home ports return for limited-time engagements NEW YORK, May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In the fall of 2016, Disney Cruise Line will return to New York for a limited

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


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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
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).