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2015-01-24 23:03:37

The Community Foundation of Collier County announced nearly $2.2 million in grants in the second quarter of FY 2014-2015.

2015-01-22 08:30:50

Downtown Deerfield Beach's newest real estate development showcases contemporary design with upscale luxury amenities DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., Jan.

2015-01-21 23:11:00

Charitable givers who visit GiveWhereYouLive30.org on March 3 (starting at noon and ending at 11:59am on March 4) can contribute to one or all of the 30 nonprofit(s) that are participating in

2015-01-21 23:10:52

The Women’s Initiative Network (WIN) an endowment fund at the Community Foundation of Collier County, has announced the 2015 Women of Initiative - ten local women leaders who, through their

2015-01-21 23:02:34

$1.6B Project involves upgrade of three regional treatment plants serving the 2.3 million people of Miami-Dade County. Broomfield, Colorado (PRWEB) January 21,

2015-01-16 23:04:33

Branches will celebrate the official grand opening of the new Trish and Dan Bell Family Branches Center-Florida City Campus facility on Thursday, January 22, located at 129 SW 5th Avenue, Florida

2015-01-15 23:10:26

On Monday, January 19, 2015, Branches will celebrate and honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. through a day of community service.

2015-01-14 23:05:13

Harbor Village Florida comments on Florida Judge Pollack's resignation to seek help for alcoholism. USA (PRWEB) January 14, 2015 A Broward County


Latest Geography of 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...

Biscayne National Park
2013-04-17 23:58:18

Biscayne National Park is located in the southern area of Florida in the United States. The park holds 172,971 acres, of which ninety-five percent consists of water. Native Americans first inhabited the area when water levels were low in the Biscayne Bay. Evidence has been found in the area supporting the inhabitance of other Native Americans, like the Tequesta people, from at least 2,500 years ago. European settlement did not occur in the area until the 19th century, when farmers settled on...

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