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2014-05-29 16:22:27

Company celebrates its 20-year commitment to responsible forestry practices by joining GFTN POULSBO, Wash., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- THE MAGELLAN GROUP, LTD. JOINS WWF'S GLOBAL FOREST & TRADE NETWORK Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140529/92370 Strengthens a long-standing commitment to responsible forestry and trade POULSBO, WA.---The Magellan Group, Ltd. has formalized its commitment to responsible forestry and trade by joining the Global Forest...

2014-05-23 16:21:36

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today issued an executive order prohibiting leasing for natural gas development in Pennsylvania's state parks and forests that would result in additional long-term surface disturbance. The order supports the governor's budget proposal to generate $75 million to help meet critical priorities. Limited leasing will allow natural gas to be extracted from deep beneath the surface only when there will be no additional...

2014-04-30 23:07:29

NEWwoodworks, the fine woodworking group at New Energy Works Timberframers, expands reclaimed wood offerings to include Teak from their sister company Pioneer Millworks. Farmington, NY (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 For over 20 years NEWwoodworks has specialized in handcrafted cabinetry, furniture, stairs, doors, and other custom designed interior furnishings. NEWwoodworks commonly crafts with reclaimed wood, often using near extinct species such as Chestnut and Elm. Adding to its inventory of...

2014-03-06 08:25:38

VERNON HILLS, Ill., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tetra Pak(®), the world leader in food processing and packaging solutions, today announces that the company made strong progress in 2013 towards its 2020 environmental targets, focusing on developing sustainable products, reducing environmental footprint across the value chain and increasing recycling. Developing sustainable products To make packaging products more sustainable, Tetra Pak focuses on increasing the use of renewable...

2014-01-28 12:22:30

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Ellen Ferretti today released results of an independent review team's annual study of state forestlands, noting its findings continue to affirm Bureau of Forestry efforts to conserve these resources through sound management. "Once again our state forests were deemed 'well-managed' in an official certification reflecting the pride we take in managing our system for many values...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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