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2015-03-18 08:29:42

US call center focuses on reducing costs of drug sales while maximizing ROI on educational events for the Pharma and Medical industries ORANGE PARK, Fla., March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/

2015-03-18 08:29:37

WASHINGTON, March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chinese Drywall Complaint Center is now urging reputable home building inspectors, or building inspection companies in Florida, Alabama, Mississippi,

2015-03-17 23:10:00

NPE2015: The International Plastics Showcase set for March 23 – 27, 2015, in Orlando, Florida Cincinnati, Ohio (PRWEB) March 17, 2015 RelaDyne, one

2015-03-17 23:04:31

Lightning users become the country’s first merchants able to accept payments from 100+ gift cards at an in-store point of sale system, through TouchSuite’s Gift Card Exchange. Boca

2015-03-17 23:01:55

staySky® Vacation Clubs’ Fresh Approach Quickly Gains Traction Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) March 17, 2015 staySky® Vacation Clubs offers an

2015-03-17 16:29:23

Over 100 standard 3.3V XOs readily available in several temperature, frequency and stability options FORT MYERS, Fla., March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Fox Electronics, a leading global supplier

2015-03-17 16:29:12

Vanguard Security & Compliance East 2015 | April 27 - 30 | Tampa, Florida LAS VEGAS, March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Vanguard Integrity Professionals, Inc., today announced that Dr.

2015-03-17 16:27:17

While one of the aims of the Affordable Care Act was increased access to substance abuse treatment, Novus Medical Detox Center warns that the resulting rise of new treatment facilities driven by profits

2015-03-17 16:21:34

MIAMI, March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In just a few weeks, redbay ambrosia beetles will be on the move in Florida, a major concern for the state's multimillion dollar avocado industry.

2015-03-17 12:35:03

Prize features a home generator from KOHLER Generators and the nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH)® and the Great Winter Weather Party TALLAHASSEE, Fla., March 17, 2015


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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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