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2014-06-10 23:16:16

The event will feature Coast 2 Coast CEO Lil Fats as well as celebrity guest judges. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Coast 2 Coast LIVE announces the New Orleans Edition, June 11, 2014, bringing together celebrity judges and industry professionals including DJs, Producers, A&Rs and more. Coast 2 Coast LIVE provides major artists and indie artists alike an opportunity to network and perform for prizes. Artists can submit to perform during this event at Coast 2 Coast LIVE. Coast...

2014-06-10 12:33:33

ATLANTA, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia-Pacific today announced it has completed the acquisition of a chip mill in Bernice, La., from Hunt Forest Products, Inc., headquartered in Ruston, La., for an undisclosed price. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20030425/PAPLOGO "We view this acquisition as a long-term investment that expands our access to wood and fiber supply in the region," said Mike Adams, senior vice president of sourcing for Georgia-Pacific. "The Bernice chip...

2014-06-09 23:04:51

Free Admission to a Day of Fun and Learning sponsored by NE Delta HSA’s Women and Children’s Services Monroe, LA (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Northeast Delta Human Services Authority (Northeast Delta HSA) Women and Children’s Services announces today a Health Fair at Forsythe Park, 2300 Sycamore Street in Monroe, on Saturday, June 14 from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. “We are calling on our primary health care providers and those who serve children and adolescents throughout northeast...

2014-06-06 23:04:57

Bastrop Chamber of Commerce and Northeast Delta HSA Host Thursday, June 12 Event Monroe, LA (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Northeast Delta Human Services Authority (Northeast Delta HSA), The Extra Mile and the Bastrop-Morehouse Chamber of Commerce announce today a Ribbon Cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of Bastrop’s Hope Peer Support Center. The ceremony will take place on Thursday, June 12 at 1:00 p.m. at 218 N. Franklin Street in Bastrop. Dorothy Ford, Executive Director of the...

2014-06-06 12:23:19

SAREPTA, La., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A native of Sarepta, Louisiana, Trace Adkins is coming home to headline a concert at 9:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 5 during "Muddin' for the Military" at Muddy Bottoms ATV & Recreation Park. Muddin' for the Military is presented by SuperATV. Gates open at 10:00 a.m. on July 3 and the park remains open through Sunday, July 6 for the muddiest July 4(th) weekend event in the country. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140606/95293...

2014-06-05 16:23:37

Company also supports plantings in Texas, New Mexico and Oklahoma HOUSTON, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apache Corporation (NYSE, Nasdaq: APA) announced today it has donated 4,000 trees to Hike for KaTREEna, helping the organization reach a milestone of 25,000 trees planted in New Orleans. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140116/DA47435LOGO The donated trees were planted by students from Tulane University's MBA program during Hike for KaTREEna's "Give NOLA Day" on May 6....

2014-06-05 12:24:18

HOUSTON, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- G2X Energy, Inc. ("G2X") announced today that the State of Louisiana and the Federal EPA have granted its wholly-owned subsidiary, Big Lake Fuels LLC, the required air permits to construct and operate a natural gas-to-gasoline facility in Lake Charles, Louisiana. The permits, issued by the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality ("LDEQ") on May 23rd, are the first permits to allow for the construction and operation of a commercial scale...

2014-06-05 08:28:46

Louisiana's top-ranked health system adds RL6:Infection to its suite of RL6 patient safety software TORONTO, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - RL Solutions, creators of easy-to-use healthcare quality and safety software, announced today that Ochsner Health System has successfully deployed RL6:Infection, RL's infection surveillance system, throughout its eight facilities. RL6:Infection will help Ochsner to prevent the spread of healthcare- acquired infections (HAI) and to support its...

2014-06-03 23:06:58

The Louisiana Capital City to Enhance Its Methods of Collecting Tree and Address Data NORCROSS, Ga. (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Hexagon Geospatial announces that the City of Baton Rouge, La., is implementing Mobile MapWorks to help enhance the process for tracking trees on public property, as well as cataloging address data for use in emergencies, public notifications and collecting taxes. Mobile MapWorks is a downloadable iOS and Android app for viewing, editing and updating field asset...

2014-06-03 12:25:39

Program honors volunteers, donates $15,000 to environmental nonprofits BATON ROUGE, La., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land, today launched Louisiana's 2014 Cox Conserves Heroes awards program. Nominations are being accepted at CoxConservesHeroes.com for volunteers in Cox's service areas in Acadiana, Baton Rouge and New Orleans who are creating, preserving or enhancing outdoor spaces. A total of $15,000 will be donated to local...


Latest Louisiana Reference Libraries

Kisatchie National Forest
2013-11-22 11:56:26

Kisatchie National Forest is located in northern areas of Louisiana and is the only national forest in that state. This national forest was established in 1930 by Hoover, thanks to the influence of Caroline Dormon, a preservationist and botanist, and the Louisiana Forestry Department. It is separated into five ranger districts known as Calcasieu, Caney, Catahoula, Kisatchie and Winn districts and protects the Kisatchie Hills Wilderness. The Calcasieu district is located in the southern...

Difference Between Onshore And Offshore Flow
2012-07-16 11:34:51

Onshore flow describes the movement of any weather feature moving towards the shore. The most common weather features that are affiliated with onshore flow are Hurricanes and the daily sea breeze. What happens with a hurricane is the Northeast side of the storm will produce winds out of the Southeast to South which will force the ocean water (Storm Surge) towards the coast along with all the extensive precipitation shields. Another feature is known as the Sea breeze. The sea breeze happens...

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2012-06-14 07:50:06

Symbol: VILU Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Vine Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, FL, KS, LA, MO, MS, NM, NV, OK, TX, UT Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division  ...

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2012-06-14 07:50:08

Symbol: VILUL2 Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Vine Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   VIEX Vicia exigua Nutt.     VILEO2 Vicia leavenworthii Torr. & A. Gray var. occidentalis Shinners     VILUL3 Vicia ludoviciana Nutt. var. laxiflora Shinners     VILUL8 Vicia ludoviciana Nutt. var. ludoviciana   vetch   VILUT Vicia ludoviciana Nutt. var. texana (Torr. & A. Gray)...

2012-06-14 08:21:09

Symbol: TRLU2 Group: Monocot Family: Liliaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:LA, MS Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

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