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2014-08-11 23:01:03

This year's photo shoot goes native at the Big Cypress Seminole Reservation; August 26-29 at Billie Swamp Safari on Big Cypress Seminole Reservation. Florida (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 This year's photo shoot goes native at the Big Cypress Seminole Reservation; August 26-29 at Billie Swamp Safari on Big Cypress Seminole Reservation. WHAT: Grand scale photo shoot for the 2015 Seminole Hard Rock Girls Tampa Calendar in South Florida WHO: Twenty (20) Seminole Hard Rock Hotel &...

2014-08-11 23:00:48

Boss Law Announces New Complimentary Consultation For Florida Bankruptcy Assistance (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Boss Law, the premier Florida bankruptcy law firm, is pleased to announce its new complimentary consultation for consumers in Florida, interested in getting a risk free consultation can visit http://www.protectyourfuture.org Victims of bankruptcy, and debt, are eligible for a complimentary consultation 24/7. At Boss Law, our law firm's main priority is to provide consumers with...

2014-08-11 16:30:54

New Bright House Networks Program Will Challenge Youth to Pitch Innovative Ideas ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Do you have what it takes to create the next big idea? Is your creative genius aspiring to unfold? Bright House Networks is proud to present Bright Ideas STEM from Today's Youth, a multi-state competition where high school students dream up the coolest inventions to make their own life, community or even the world, more awesome... and show how STEM - that's...

2014-08-11 16:25:26

-- Florida, Alabama, Virgin Islands Students Win National Poison Prevention Week Poster Contest WASHINGTON, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Students whose artwork conveys simple but powerful messages on safe product storage, the potential dangers of children's curiosity and how to get poison help are the winners of the 2015 National Poison Prevention Week poster contest. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140811/135178 The drawings from the students - who hail from Alabama,...

2014-08-11 16:24:41

DESTIN, Fla., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Many travelers have traditionally scheduled their northwest Florida beach getaways during summer. Yet, with 2014 fall's exciting calendar chockfull of fun festivals and star-studded concerts being held from Panama City Beach to the Beaches of South Walton and Destin, seasons for taking beach escapes are a changin.' "Savvy travelers are discovering what we locals have known for a long time---- fall is a fabulous time to enjoy all that our...

2014-08-11 12:30:56

South Florida Entrepreneurs Launch VIPwink® App Empowering Celebrities And Brands To Capitalize On Twitter "Fan Equity" Via Paid Subscriber Channels FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrities and brands spend endless time, money and resources cultivating fan bases on social media. But, ultimately, they don't own that fan equity in the form of actual data that can be aggregated or monetized. And if Twitter decided to tweet no more, who would keep the data?...

2014-08-11 12:23:02

Demonstration and Discussion held with Senator Latvala (FL) at MagneGas® TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MagneGas® Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MNGA), a technology company that counts among its inventions a patented process that converts liquid waste into a hydrogen-based fuel, announced today that Senator Jack Latvala visited the company to see the new clean-burning fuel in person. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140811/135078 "It was a...

biofuel crops
2014-08-11 03:00:12

Debra Levey Larson, University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences If the hottest new plant grown as a biofuel crop is approved based solely on its greenhouse gas emission profile, its potential as the next invasive species may not be discovered until it’s too late. In response to this need to prevent such invasions, researchers at the University of Illinois have developed both a set of regulatory definitions and provisions and a list of 49 low-risk...

2014-08-11 08:26:19

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VSBrooks ADVERTISING, a Coral Gables-based integrated marketing firm serving both the general and multi-cultural markets, was recently named in Florida Trend magazine as one of Florida's Best Companies To Work For in the Best Small Companies category (15-49 employees). In the Best Small Companies category, the firm is listed as the top company located in South Florida. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140808/134897 The...

2014-08-11 08:26:16

FORT MYERS, Fla., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ClassifiedsEarth.com (http://www.classifiedsearth.com) continues its steady climb to the top of Internet classifieds websites. Now, the site has added event ticket sales, a competitive category that always attracts value-conscious buyers and sellers. As with every other kind of listing, ClassifiedsEarth.com enables users to create event ticket listings for any location on Earth. "Ticket sellers - both individuals and companies - are...


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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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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