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2014-08-01 23:01:54

The Board of Directors of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT) today announced the appointment of Patricia Harrison as interim executive director of the Institute. Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 The Board of Directors of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT) today announced the appointment of Patricia Harrison as interim executive director of the Institute. In this capacity, Ms. Harrison will assume the day-to-day leadership role while the board conducts a...

2014-07-29 23:15:28

As the only international sustainable winegrowing award of its kind, BRIT honors wine organizations that demonstrate a commitment to the environmental, economic, and social aspects of winegrowing. Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Come join the competition! The Botanical Research Institute of Texas has announced that its 2015 sustainable winegrowing application has been posted on its website and is ready for download by wineries wishing to compete in BRIT’s 2015 sustainable...

2014-07-23 23:30:35

Five Additional Wineries from France, Italy, and the U.S. Receive Medals for Outstanding Ground-to-Glass Sustainability Programs Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 The Botanical Research Institute of Texas of Texas (BRIT®) is pleased to announce that LangeTwins Family Winery and Vineyards of Lodi, California has won the platinum medal in BRIT’s 2014 International Award of Excellence in Sustainable Winegrowing competition. LangeTwins topped the field this year based on the...

2014-06-06 23:04:43

Twenty Years of Service Have Produced an International Research and Education Institute Known and Respected Around the World Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 The Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT) today announced that S. H. Sohmer, Ph.D., FLS, BRIT’s president and CEO, will retire on July 31, 2014. Mrs. Patricia Harrison, BRIT’s vice president and director of education, will serve as interim director during the search for Dr. Sohmer’s successor. “Sy has served as our...

2014-05-02 23:03:26

Thousands of natural supplement and grocery store locations are listed online and can be searched product for convenient reference. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 RidgeCrest Herbals, a creator of eclectic and innovative natural remedies, today unveiled their new online store locator with thousands of locations that carry RidgeCrest Herbals products. Locations can even be searched by zip code, city, or product, so customers can find the unique and effective RidgeCrest Herbals...

2014-03-14 23:21:26

Indica Herbals, the pioneering online retailer of naturally sourced and prepared Ayurveda medicines, has introduced Samudra, herbal preparation for cardiovascular health, blood purification and immune system. Middletown, New York (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 Indica Herbals is a reputed online store that offers quality herbal products at highly affordable prices to a diverse range of clients worldwide. Just recently, the company has announced Samudra, a complete herbal remedy for keeping the...

2014-03-05 23:02:44

Dr. Lovejoy to Be the Twentieth Recipient of BRIT’s Conservation Award Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 The Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT) will present its International Award of Excellence in Conservation to Dr. Thomas E. Lovejoy for his life-long work in biodiversity protection. The award will be given on Friday, March 28, 2014, during a luncheon at The Omni Hotel in Fort Worth, Texas. His accomplishments include helping to bring attention to tropical deforestation...

2013-12-03 23:33:18

BRIT® will also honor TCU, Sundance Square, and John Merrill with Regional Awards of Excellence in Sustainability. Fort Worth, Texas (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 The Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT) announced today that Dr. Thomas E. Lovejoy is the recipient of its 2014 International Award of Excellence in Conservation for his life-long work in biodiversity protection. The award luncheon will be held on Friday, March 28, 2014, at The Omni Hotel in Fort Worth, Texas. Dr....

2013-06-21 23:22:04

RidgeCrest Herbals is looking to hire field guides who will promote the company’s natural remedies in local retail stores. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 RidgeCrest Herbals, a creator of eclectic and innovative natural remedies for specific health needs, today announced that it has hired a new field sales guide in northern California and is looking to hire additional field sales guides in five U.S. markets. Field guides promote the company’s herbal remedies, including...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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