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2012-08-27 02:22:30

NEW YORK, Aug. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Hydroelectric Corporation (NYSE: CHC, CHCWS) ( "China Hydroelectric" or "the Company"), an owner, developer and operator of small hydroelectric power projects in the People's Republic of China, today announced that on August 22, 2012, "James" Tie Li resigned as President of the Company. The Board has accepted Mr. Li's resignation and was informed that Mr. Li resigned for reasons unrelated to actions recently taken by certain...

2012-08-27 02:22:16

NEW YORK, Aug. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Hydroelectric Corporation (NYSE: CHC, CHCWS) ("China Hydroelectric" or "the Company"), an owner, developer and operator of small hydroelectric power projects in the People's Republic of China, today announced that on August 21, 2012, the Company's board of directors (the "Board") received a letter from certain shareholders of the Company (the "Shareholder Group"). In the letter, the Shareholder Group requested, among other things,...

2012-08-09 10:21:33

NEW YORK, Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/-- China Hydroelectric Corporation (NYSE: CHC) ("China Hydroelectric" or the "Company"), an owner, developer and operator of small hydroelectric power projects in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), today announced that it will hold its second quarter 2012 financial results conference call at 9:00 am ET on Friday, August 17, 2012. The Company anticipates releasing its financial results after the market close on August 16, 2012. To...

2012-07-25 02:23:54

MONTREAL, July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Boralex Inc. ("Boralex" or the "Corporation") announces the signing of a binding letter of agreement to acquire a 22 MW run of the river hydroelectric project (the "Project"), currently owned by Sequoia Energy Inc. ("Sequoia"). The Project, located near Gold Bridge, British Columbia, will require investments of $60 million and will generate approximately 70 GWh annually. All of the main permits have been secured and construction work is set...

2012-07-17 23:00:53

Interior Gardens Inc., an innovate retailer of cutting edge products to the indoor gardening industry, is pleased to announce and expanded marketing partnership with Sunlight Supply Inc. Sunlight Supply Inc. is a leading manufacturer of innovate grow light systems. (PRWEB) July 17, 2012 Interior Gardens Inc., an innovate retailer of cutting edge products to the indoor gardening industry, is pleased to announce and expanded marketing partnership with Sunlight Supply Inc. Sunlight Supply...

2012-07-03 10:21:37

FORT MOHAVE, Ariz., July 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Do you want a more cost effective way of growing your vegetables? Check out our website at www.ecogrowingsystems.com. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120703/CG35121) The Eco Grow Pot will give you the year around advantage of eco friendly gardening in a most cost effective way. The patented Growing System allows you to grow year around in your own home, greenhouse, with proper lighting from sunlight and a climate from a...

2012-06-20 02:21:51

WASHINGTON, June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A local school's gravel garden teaches children about the science of growing food without soil or fertilizer while inspiring lessons about nutrition and sustainability. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120620/PH27666-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120620/PH27666-b ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120307/MM65492LOGO-a ) In just four short months, pre-primary students at Lowell School in Washington,...

2012-06-15 14:25:54

Approach reducing conflict over land, water in Brazil's Atlantic Forest, Sub-Saharan Africa and in dozens of other regions; major agriculture groups call for urgently scaling up 'whole landscape' approaches ahead of Rio+20 An unconventional approach that involves building alliances between groups competing for limited land and water resources has the potential to dramatically increase food production, boost rural incomes, improve human health and restore degraded land, rivers and habitats,...

2012-06-14 14:20:19

Power potential recognized in Taft's day now being developed by the Colo. electric co-op MONTROSE, Colo., June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The President's stimulus package has lead to a new, economical renewable energy development on Colorado's Western Slope. The president spoken of, however, is not Barack Obama; it is William Howard Taft. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120614/DC25280) Delta-Montrose Electric Association (DMEA), together with the Uncompahgre...

2012-06-12 10:22:06

LOS ANGELES, June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Do gardeners have a better sex life? Studies show that not only is your sex life better but health in general improves when you garden. The many benefits for health from reducing the risk of diabetes, obesity, and heart disease are highlighted in a recent article written by Shelley Sparks for NPR's new website Next Avenue. Because gardening is physical, you need to protect yourself from some typical forms of injury. To safeguard your back,...


Latest Landscape Reference Libraries

Container garden
2013-08-21 10:16:39

A container garden consists of plants that are grown in pots, boxes, or other containers rather than directly in the ground. Containers can be made of terracotta, wood, plastic, ceramic, or other material that will hold soil and water. There are many forms of containers from the old worn out shoe, tea cups, terracotta pots, window boxes, or the more sophisticated methods with automatic-watering systems. Container gardening is good for growers who do not have adequate soil, growing...

Flower garden
2013-08-21 08:27:49

Flower gardens, used for beautification purposes, contain various flowering plants providing blooms all year long and can be elaborate or simple. Flower gardens come in all shapes, sizes, and colors. Formal flower gardens are planned out and serve as a multi-function garden, such as growing herbs around the border of a flower garden with edible blooms. Shrubs are also used in creating flower gardens suitable for plants requiring shade. A haphazard flower garden is one that is allowed to...

Cottage garden
2013-08-21 07:55:58

Cottage gardens, developed in England as functional gardens attached to cottages of the working class were simplistic in style and left to grow at will. These gardens contained vegetables and herbs, fruit trees, beehives and some livestock, such as pigs and chickens. Flowers were used as fillers for the empty spaces but soon gardens were designed just for the flowers. Cottage gardens were closed in with arbors or fencing made from hedges keeping the garden private. Gardeners will dress up...

Wildlife Garden
2013-08-05 11:00:54

A wildlife garden (or wild garden) provides a natural habitat for many species of wildlife/animals. Wildlife gardens can be parcels of land allowed to grow naturally or created by individuals with an interest in wildlife habitats. Gardeners will grow a wildlife garden in conjunction with their production/cash crop gardens as a means of attracting various species of wildlife to help control the pest and pollinate the flowers. Creating natural habitats that have otherwise disappeared will...

Naturescaping
2013-04-02 09:12:32

Naturescaping is a term that is in reference to a method of landscape design and landscaping that allows people, as well as nature, to exist. By including certain plants, particularly the native ones, into ones yard, one can attract beneficial insects, birds, and other creatures, and aid in keeping our rivers and streams in a healthy state. Widespread urban growth and urban sprawl over the last century has had an important impact on habitat that birds and other wildlife once called home....

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