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Sustainability pioneer Method plans to replenish 6 million gallons of groundwater each year through unique watershed management project CHICAGO, Nov.
Shoreline Restoration Event Continues Yearlong Environmental Conservation Program CHICAGO, Nov.
OTTAWA, Nov. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, on behalf of the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, Jeff Watson, Member of Parliament for Essex, announced the appointment of Mr. Craig S.
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IT managed service provider Stratosphere Networks participates in local Halloween 6k. Evanston, IL (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 On Sunday, October 26, a
Sharing the beauty of our oceans and Great Lakes: a photo every day and a video every week SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct.
The Ontario Clean Technology Alliance – a collective of regional and municipal economic development organizations across Ontario is attending Greenbuild 2014 in New Orleans, the world's
The largest regional conference on invasive species in the US, the third biennial Upper Midwest Invasive Species Conference, will meet in Duluth, Minnesota from October 20-22, 2014.
Laughter Is The Best Medicine II event brought out Toronto's Most Generous Guests to Celebrate End of $60-million Private Sector Capital Campaign TORONTO, Sept.
The Great lakes have a huge impact in the weather for the cities that are near the lakes. In the fall and early winter months the lakes can create intense snowfall events known as “Lake Effect Snow”. The reason that this occurs has to do with the water temps of the lakes and also the temps of the air that is moving across them. When an Alberta Clipper system forms in Canada and moves Southeastward towards the US, it brings that cold air and strong Northwest winds over the warmer waters....
If you look at our weather map above you see a warm front extending from Iowa into the Great Lakes region. What a warm front does is separate warm air from cool air. On the north side of the front the temps will be about 15-20 degrees cooler than on the south side of the front. The warm front is depicted on a weather map as having red half circles. The reason for using half circles it to show that advancing of the warm air from the south. Winds ahead of the warm front are from the...
Symbol: PRPUP Group: Dicot Family: Rosaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: L48 N CAN N Synonyms: CEPU8 Cerasus pumila (L.) Michx. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:NY, OH, PA Classification: Kingdom Plantae – Plants Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants...
The snowbelt is a North American region that lies downwind of the Great lakes, where heavy snowfall is common on mostly the eastern and southern shores of the Great Lakes. Lake-effect snow is caused by cold air picking up moisture while crossing the lake and then releasing it as snow when the air cools over land. Throughout much of the winter, lakes produce lake-effect snow and continuously cloudy skies. This phenomenon continues as long as the air temperature is colder than the water...
The Yellow Bullhead (Ameiurus natalis) is a species of bullhead catfish. Their range extends throughout the central and eastern US from central Texas north into North Dakota and east through the Great Lakes region to the coast. Its habitat includes pools, backwaters, and sluggish current over soft or mildly rocky substrate in creeks, small to larger rivers, and shallow portions of lakes and ponds. Yellow Bullheads are typically yellow-olive to slate-black on the back and sometimes mottled...
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