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Development Of Grassroots Approach To Conservation
2012-07-11 11:20:38

A new strategy to manage invasive species and achieve broader conservation goals is being tested in the Grand River Grasslands, an area within the North American tallgrass prairie ecoregion. A University of Illinois researcher along with his colleagues at Iowa State and Oklahoma State Universities enlisted private landowners in a grassroots community-building effort to establish a more diverse landscape for native wildlife. The Grand River Grasslands has three main problems that pose...

2011-08-18 18:14:00

LOGAN, Utah, Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Juniper Systems announces the shipment of IntuiTrace(TM) Irrigation Mapping Software. After successful development and extensive testing, IntuiTrace is officially released and available for order. IntuiTrace is a state of the art mobile irrigation mapping tool designed to produce as-built documentation specifically for landscape installation and maintenance contractors. IntuiTrace generates and stores accurate graphical as-built documentation by...

2011-01-13 08:00:00

SAN ANTONIO, Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- While the rest of the nation battles frigid cold and snow storms, South Texans are dealing with a massive blizzard of pollen. Record-breaking Mountain Cedar pollen counts - the worst since the 90s - are causing even the least symptomatic to suffer. Mountain Cedar, the most prolific pollinating tree in the world, is a drought-tolerant evergreen shrub or small tree, most prevalent in South Central Texas. The pollen can cause a severe allergic...

2010-05-21 14:41:46

A team of Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists has refined remote sensing tools for identifying invasive Ashe juniper shrubs and trees in central Texas and nearby regions. These findings can help rangeland managers determine the extent and severity of Ashe juniper infestations and boost mitigation efforts. Over the past century, the expansion of Ashe juniper has reduced the production and diversity of other rangeland plant species. Because Ashe juniper has little nutritional value...

2010-03-25 10:00:00

LOGAN, Utah, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Juniper Systems provides innovative field computing solutions designed for rugged applications in harsh outdoor and industrial environments. Serving customers in agriculture, natural resources, geomatics, the military, energy and public works, Juniper Systems has proven itself as a leading provider of rugged handheld computers and integrated tools for mobile GIS. "We are excited about this step forward in building our online presence," Rob Campbell,...

2008-12-23 22:45:51

About 1 in 10 people are allergic to the pollen of the mountain cedar evergreen, which releases pollen in December, a U.S. expert says. That could be a problem for those who prefer the mountain cedar as a Christmas tree. If someone in your home is allergic to mountain cedar pollen, they're in for weeks of sneezing and sniffling, Dr. Dave Khan, a University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center allergy expert, says in a statement. Fortunately, this is only a risk for people who like to go out...

2008-07-24 09:00:41

By Bill Scanlon Lightning moving through northwestern Colorado on Tuesday and Wednesday ignited 14 fires in Moffat and Rio Blanco counties, including a 100-acre blaze that may prove beneficial to Bureau of Land Management land northwest of Maybell. "It's burned about 100 acres of mostly sage grass and juniper trees," said Lynn Barclay, spokeswoman for the BLM. "There are no structures around." The whole area is very dry, with some stretches classified as extremely dry, she said. Two...

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2008-02-27 14:45:00

An ability to avoid the plant equivalent of vapor lock and a favorable evolutionary history may explain the unusual drought resistance of junipers, some varieties of which are now spreading rapidly in water-starved regions of the western United States, a Duke University study has found."The take-home message is that junipers are the most drought-resistant group that has ever been studied," said Robert Jackson, a professor of global environmental change and biology at Duke's Nicholas School of...

2007-09-12 12:00:18

The Sorenson Group of Real Estate Companies today announced the opening of a new clubhouse in Juniper Point at Rosecrest. Juniper Point is the first homeowner association-based (HOA) neighborhood within Rosecrest, a prestigious 2,400-acre master-planned community in Herriman. The new Juniper Point HOA clubhouse has a dynamic, modern design and offers 1,500-sq. ft. of indoor space, a social gathering room, outdoor pool, hot tub and a tennis and basketball court. "This beautiful new...


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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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