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2014-09-12 23:06:12

Danville Science Center appoints long-time employee, Adam Goebel, as Acting Director. Danville, VA (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Adam Goebel has been appointed as the Acting Director of the Danville Science Center. A long-time employee of the Science Center, Adam has held the role of Education Director for 13 years and is passionate about continuing to inspire members of the community through science in this new role. With a Bachelor’s in Biology/Ecology from Averett University, Adam has...

2014-09-12 23:03:35

The Adler Planetarium and Lincoln Park Zoo collaborate on new web-based platform that engages the public from home or classroom in scientific research through photo identification technology CHICAGO, IL (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Today, the Adler Planetarium and Lincoln Park Zoo launched Chicago Wildlife Watch, a new web-based citizen science initiative that provides an opportunity for students, teachers and members of the public to actively participate in Chicagoland wildlife research...

2014-09-12 12:25:00

334,000 Square Foot Life Science Facility is Home to Penn Medicine University City, Good Shepherd Penn Partners, Spark Therapeutics and Corner Bakery PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wexford Science + Technology, a BioMed Realty (NYSE: BMR) company, and the University City Science Center today hosted the grand opening of the new 3737 Science Center life science building on the Science Center campus in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Developed...

2014-09-12 12:23:12

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "What Can Be Done NOW to turn around the crisis preventing Latino educational success?" - will be probed in a live Radio Bilingüe-produced bilingual community forum from Boyle Heights, Los Angeles featuring renowned Latino education scholar Patricia Gándara on Wednesday September 17, 2014 from 11 am to 2 pm PDT. The public is encouraged to attend and comment during the event at Casa 0101 Theater, 2102 E. First St., Los Angeles, CA....

2014-09-12 12:23:08

Sales and marketing company receives sales award; outperforms against others CHICAGO, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Empire Chicago, a marketing firm located in Chicago, Illinois, announced that they have earned a sales award for their notable work on behalf of a well-recognized energy client. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140911/145343 Headed by President Mark Chern, Empire Chicago was the top performing sales office over other sales offices working on the same...

2014-09-12 12:22:59

Blue Harbor Resort, Wisconsin's Top Lakefront Resort Brings Together the Best in the Craft SHEBOYGAN, Wis., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 18th, dozens of the best craft beers in the country will be featured at the Big Blue Craft Beer Festival at Blue Harbor Resort on the shores of Lake Michigan in scenic Sheboygan, Wisconsin. The festival will be set at the end of South Pier which features gorgeous waterfront views. Working with the local Sheboygan brewery, 3 Sheeps...

2014-09-12 12:22:02

Government agencies, conservation groups, and businesses celebrate $7 million project to protect iconic landscape MORGANTOWN, W.V., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conservation Fund, The Nature Conservancy, and the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources - allies in the permanent conservation of West Virginia's Cheat Canyon - gathered today with funding partners and the community to celebrate this conservation success story and participate in the dedication of the canyon to the people...

2014-09-11 23:13:39

Ambitious outdoor touch screen project pays dividends for Dallas based website design firm. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 The Old State announced today that the full-service and digital marketing website design agency was awarded the Best Cultural Digital Signage from the Digital Screenmedia Association. Company officials say the award was provided in recognition of The Old State's installation of touch screen kiosks in the highly regarded new Rory Meyers Children’s...

2014-09-11 23:13:17

Experienced industry leader with deep roots in Los Angeles assumes leadership of talented team of architects and designers. Cull comes from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center where he worked with HOK on the successful Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 HOK has announced that Robert Cull, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, has joined the firm’s leadership team as senior vice president and managing principal in Los Angeles. Cull brings 25 years of experience in the...

2014-09-11 23:13:11

Discount Lift Rentals has the largest fleet of 10,000lbs forklift for rent in Houston area and their rental rates are the cheapest. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Discount Lift Rentals LLC has recently purchased a 10,00-pound forklift in order to expand the capacity of its rental fleet. The new lift is a 2005 Yale GDP100. An incredibly powerful model of forklift, the 2005 Yale GDP100 boasts a 10,000-pound lift capacity, a 35.8-inch maximum lift height, and a 6,654 maximum draw...


Latest Geography of the United States Reference Libraries

Shoshone National Forest
2014-07-31 09:55:03

Shoshone National Forest is located in the state of Wyoming. It is comprised of 2,500,000 acres of protected land and is separated into five districts including the Washakie Ranger District and the Greybull Ranger District. It was part of the Yellowstone Timberland Reserve, which was the first national forest in America, but was given its own status as a national forest in 1891. Evidence has shown that Native American tribes have inhabited the lands of the Shoshone National Forest from as...

Sawtooth National Forest
2014-07-31 09:07:15

Sawtooth National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of Idaho. It contains 2,102,461 acres of protected land that is separated into four sections known as the Fairfield Ranger District, the Minidoka Ranger District, the Ketchum Ranger District, and the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. The area was first designated as the Sawtooth Forest Reserve by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1905, but was given its current name and status after several land additions,...

Wallowa-Whitman National Forest
2014-07-31 08:39:40

Wallowa–Whitman National Forest is a national forest that is located in the states of Idaho and Oregon in the United States. It contains 2,392,508 acres of land that was once inhabited by the Nez Perce people in 1400 CE and would later become home to the Joseph Band of the same tribe. Later, other tribes inhabited the area including the Shoshone, Bannock, and Cayuse tribes and Europeans would settle there in 1860. President Theodore Roosevelt established the Chesnimnus Reserve and the...

Willamette National Forest
2014-07-31 08:27:52

Willamette National Forest is a national forest that is located in the state of Oregon in the United States. It can be found in the central section of the Cascade Range and holds 1,678,031 acres, of which over 380,000 acres comprise eight designated wilderness areas. This forest first began its life as the Cascade Forest Reserve, which was established by President Grover Cleveland as a reaction to public protests to protect the Cascade Mountains in 1893. At this time, the reserve extended...

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
2014-05-27 15:19:19

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is an American National Park located in the two states of North Carolina and Tennessee. The Great Smoky Mountains, from which the park received its name, are part of a small section of the Appalachian Mountain chain known as the Blue Ridge Mountains. The park holds 522,419 acres of federally protected land and was established in 1934, although Congress had sanctioned the development of the park in 1926. It is known as the first park to be funded in part...

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