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2013-09-24 23:31:29

WebsiteBox has announced Integrated IDX integration with MLS Boards in Columbia, South Carolina, Natchez, Mississippi and Sussex County, Delaware. The Integrated IDX offering is part of WebsiteBox’s extensive package which includes a fully customizable, mobile friendly website, ready-to-go content, free hosting, a powerful CRM and more. Toronto (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 WebsiteBox, a leader in affordable, do-it-all real estate website packages, has announced IDX Integration with three...

2013-09-24 23:26:01

6Webs.com publicizes their picks of the best security system companies in the state of Mississippi. 6Webs.com presents insight into what is important to Mississippi homeowners when selecting a burglar alarm system company. Biloxi, MS (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 6Webs.com has educated thousands of buyers on what to look for when choosing a home security monitoring provider. Homeowners who are considering a home security system can compare the features and services of the nation's top...

2013-09-20 23:01:45

Eurocopter to add additional helicopter production capacity at Columbus, Miss. plant. Marignane, France (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 Beginning in 2014, Eurocopter will install the necessary industrial capabilities to upgrade the American Eurocopter plant in Columbus, Mississippi, to a final assembly and test site for Eurocopter AS350 helicopters, the top-selling civil helicopter in the U.S. market. The plan was developed with two main objectives in mind: First, as a way to offset the...

2013-09-11 23:18:27

Grant builds on the bank’s broader support of TNC’s forests and freshwater program Arlington, VA (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 For more than 20 years, the Bank of America Charitable Foundation has supported land conservation projects through The Nature Conservancy—including a partnership to protect forests in Brazil, China and Indonesia. Building upon the $20 million that the bank has committed over the years, Bank of America recently provided $250,000 to help the Conservancy’s Great...


Latest Mississippi Reference Libraries

Delta National Forest
2014-01-20 10:49:59

The Delta National Forest is a U.S. National Forest located in western Mississippi. It is located in Sharkey County and has an area of 60,898 acres. The forest headquarters are located in Jackson, Mississippi, as are all six National Forest in Mississippi, but there are local ranger district offices found in Rolling Fork. It is one of only six National Forests that are featured entirely within a single county. The Green Ash-Overcup Oak-Sweetgum Research National Areas within the Delta...

De Soto National Forest
2013-12-24 12:01:36

The De Soto National Forest is 518,587 acres of pine forest in southern Mississippi. It’s one of the most significant protected areas for the biological diversity of the Gulf Coast ecoregion of North America. It is a nationally significant site for the protection of longleaf pine savannas, pine flatwoods, and longleaf pine forests. More than 90 percent of this ecosystem type has been lost within the United States. The wet pine savannas support uncommon and endangered plant and animal...

2012-06-14 09:35:50

Symbol: SPMI9 Group: Moss Family: Sphagnaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Sphagnopsida – Peat mosses Subclass   Sphagnidae Order   Sphagnales Family   Sphagnaceae Genus   Sphagnum L. – sphagnum Species   Sphagnum mississippiense R.E....

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2007-03-16 18:33:29

The Blue sucker, Cycleptus elongatus, is a freshwater species of fish in the sucker family. Huge migrations of these fast, powerful fish once migrated throughout the Mississippi River basin, and spring harvests of blue sucker were a staple food for early pioneers. Blue suckers are quite rare today, mainly due to the segmentation of habitat caused by the thousands of dams that have been built in the last century. Early records indicate that this fish once reached weights of over 40 lb,...

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2007-02-13 14:51:50

The Pallid sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus albus) is an endangered species of fish that exists in the waters of the Mississippi and Missouri River and numerous tributaries. In 1990, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service placed the species on the endangered species list, as very few young sturgeon had been found in recent years, and also due to the fact that all sightings of the fish had lessened in the preceding decade. The Pallid sturgeon is one of the largest fish found in the Mississippi...

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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