Quantcast

Latest Geography of Texas Stories

2014-10-15 12:26:29

- Program educates students on workforce readiness and financial literacy HOUSTON, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 150 high school juniors and seniors from six area high schools got a lesson in financial education and learned about careers in sports management during a Business of Sports event at BBVA Compass Stadium yesterday. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140825/139263 The Business of Sports program, sponsored by BBVA Compass, Junior Achievement, the Houston Dynamo...

2014-10-14 23:12:06

RealManage announced today that Mary Arnold, CMCA®, AMS®, has been promoted to be Director of Community Association Management at the company's Austin, Texas office. Austin, TX (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 RealManage announced today that Mary Arnold, CMCA®, AMS®, has been promoted to be Director of Community Association Management at the company's Austin, Texas office. Mary joined RealManage in 2009 as a Community Association Manager with over 16 years of...

2014-10-14 08:41:13

Data Center Leader to Host Dedication and Opening October 15 OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- QTS Realty Trust's (NYSE: QTS) mega facility, QTS Dallas-Fort Worth, prepares for opening with the completion of Phase I construction and the launch of Phase II. QTS is one of the nation's largest and fastest-growing providers of data center facilities and managed services, and a leader in security and compliance. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131007/CG92907LOGO...

2014-10-13 23:07:45

Shayne D. Moses named one of the twelve “2014 Power Attorneys” by the Fort Worth Business Press Fort Worth, Texas (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 The Fort Worth law firm of Moses, Palmer & Howell, L.L.P. is pleased to announce that one of its named partners, Shayne D. Moses, has been named one of the twelve “2014 Power Attorneys” by the Fort Worth Business Press. Each Power Attorney is chosen by an independent panel of judges. Their selection is based on reputation, professional...

2014-10-13 16:25:15

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On a night of heartfelt celebration, nearly 550 members and supporters of San Antonio's biomedical sector welcomed Francisco Cigarroa, M.D., back "home" to receive BioMed SA's 9th Annual Julio Palmaz Award for Innovation in Healthcare and the Biosciences on Sept. 18, 2014. The award dinner marked Dr. Cigarroa's upcoming return "full circle" to where he started his career as a pediatric transplant surgeon at The University of Texas...

2014-10-13 16:23:04

DALLAS, October 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOURCE ReportsnReports

2014-10-13 12:24:15

NEW YORK, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US today announced that Tom Codd has assumed the role of US Human Capital Leader and a Vice Chairman, succeeding Terri McClements, who was recently named PwC's Washington Metro Market Managing Partner. Codd will be responsible for driving PwC's talent strategy, including its programs and policies around flexibility, engagement, career progression and leadership development. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100917/NY66894LOGO "Tom has...

2014-10-13 08:23:26

York Investment will allow NextDecade to further develop first LNG export projects in Brownsville and Galveston, Texas THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NextDecade LLC (NextDecade) and certain funds advised by York Capital Management Global Advisors, LLC (York) or its affiliates announced today that an investment by York in NextDecade and the formation of a strategic partnership for the joint development of a portfolio of liquefied natural gas (LNG) export projects....

2014-10-10 23:00:45

Shayne Moses, and Timothy Howell recognized by Fort Worth, Texas Magazine Fort Worth, Texas (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 The Fort Worth law firm of Moses, Palmer & Howell, L.L.P. is pleased to announce that two of its founding partners, Shayne Moses and Timothy Howell, were named 2014 “Top Attorneys” by Fort Worth, Texas magazine. Fort Worth, Texas magazine’s Top Attorneys are nominated by fellow attorneys based on professional accomplishments, reputation, awards, verdicts,...

2014-10-10 12:21:41

HOUSTON, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Burleson LLP, a full-service law firm devoted primarily to the oil and gas industry, announced its support of Swansea University's Texas Research Showcase, which will be held from Oct. 26 through Oct. 31 with events in Houston, College Station, and Austin. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130108/DA38500LOGO The series underscores the efforts of the Wales-based university to develop partnerships with several Texas academic institutions to...


Latest Geography of Texas Reference Libraries

Wild Man
2014-01-28 14:30:10

The Wild Man of the Navidad has been claimed to be the first Bigfoot in Texas. It was widely reported in 1837 along the Navidad River, in Sublime, Texas. The slaves of that era called it “The Thing That Comes,” because it was never seen, but evidence pointed to something being there. During the night inside the cabins, food would go missing; their fattened hogs would be replaced with thin ones. However, no valuables were never touched. Tools would sometimes go missing but would return...

Davy Crockett National Forest
2014-01-20 14:27:28

The Davy Crockett National Forest is a national forest located off of U.S. Highway 69 lying west of Lufkin, Texas and east of Crockett. It is administered by the United States Department of Agriculture National Forest Service whose headquarters can be found in Lufkin. There are local ranger district offices found in Ratcliff. The forest encompasses a total of 160,647 acres in two counties. 94,481 acres are located in Houston and 67,361 acres are located in Trinity. This national forest...

Angeline National Forest
2013-11-01 09:50:24

The Angelina National Forest is a United States National Forest, one of four that can be found in Texas. The 153,180 acre Angelina National Forest is located in East Texas in parts of Angelina, Jasper, San Augustine, and Nacogdoches counties. It is managed together with the three other National Forests in Texas from Forest Service offices located in Lufkin, Texas. There are local district offices found in Zavalla. The forest lies in the Neches River Basin and on the north and south shores of...

Edwards Plateau
2013-04-19 19:37:49

The Edwards Plateau is an area of west-central Texas which is bordered by the Balcones Fault towards the south and the east, the Llano Uplift and the Llano Estacado towards the north, and the Chihuahuan Desert and Pecos River towards the west. San Angelo, San Antonia, Del Rio, and Austin make a rough outline of the area. The eastern part of the plateau is the Texas Hill Country. The trees of this savanna include a juniper-oak mix and a mesquite-acacia mix scattered over the fairly short...

2013-04-18 23:10:55

The Texas Blackland Prairies are a temperate grassland ecoregion that is located in Texas that stretches roughly from the Red River in North Texas to San Antonio in the south. This area covers an area of 19,400 square miles, consisting of a main belt of 17,000 square miles and two islands of tall grass prairie grasslands located southeast of the main blackland prairie belt; both the main belt and the islands stretch northeast/southwest. It hosts many different eco-regional organisms....

More Articles (9 articles) »
Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin