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Tibet’s Wild Yaks On The Rebound After Near Extinction
2013-01-17 08:57:44

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A multinational team of conservationists from the University of Montana and the Wildlife Conservation Society recently counted nearly 1,000 wild yaks in a remote area of the Tibetan-Qinghai Plateau. The species was nearly decimated in the mid-twentieth century by overhunting, and this find may indicate a significant comeback. The team of Americans and Chinese counted 990 yaks in a rugged nature reserve called Hoh Xil. The reserve is...

2012-12-30 05:00:47

The Heart Link Network®, the women networking organization with over 200 locations in the U.S., and Canada is pleased to announce its expansion into St. Marys, Ontario, Canada. St. Marys, Ontario, Canada (PRWEB) December 29, 2012 The Heart Link Network® welcomes a new female networking Leader in St. Marys, Ontario, Canada. Melanie is an Independent Arbonne Consultant and is dedicated to helping female business professionals connect, create meaningful relationships, grow their...

2012-12-12 05:01:01

This landlocked Rocky Mountain town is still dealing with the super storm aftermath as National Flood Services (NFS) is the nation's leader in flood insurance processing, technology, and innovation. In response to Hurricane Sandy, NFS launches FloodTools.com -- a new website to help people better understand their flood risk. Kalispell, Montana (PRWEB) December 11, 2012 When Hurricane Sandy began making its way toward the Mid-Atlantic in late October 2012, a surge of preparation was underway...

2012-12-09 05:00:47

Agent Auto is making it easier for car buyer and car dealerships in Billing, MT to come together and find what they are looking for. Agent Auto is expanding their reach beyond Montana borders and even the United States as they provide value to car dealerships and car buyers across the country and around the world. Billings, Montana (PRWEB) December 08, 2012 Agent Auto is expecting to increase car sales for Billings car dealerships with the launch of their new website AgentAuto.com. The...


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Flathead National Forest
2013-12-24 10:55:40

The Flathead National Forest is a national forest located in the western portion of the U.S. state of Montana. It covers 2,404,935 acres of which about 1 million acres is designated wilderness. It gets its name from the Flathead Indians who resided in the area. The forest can be found in the Rocky Mountains with elevations ranging from 4,500 to 8,500 feet. The forest offers habitat for about 250 species of wildlife and 22 species of fish. This includes the threatened grizzly bear, bald eagle,...

Gallatin National Forest
2013-11-27 15:54:29

The Gallatin National Forest was founded in 1899 and is located in south-central Montana, United States. The forest makes up 1,819,515 acres and has parts of both the Absaroka-Beartooth and Lee Metcalf Wilderness areas within its boundaries. Gallatin National Forest borders the Yellowstone National Park on the north and the northwest and is a part of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, a region which includes nearly 20,000,000 acres. The forest is named after Albert Gallatin, U.S. Secretary of...

Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest
2013-11-22 11:53:36

The Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest is the largest of the National Forests in Montana of the United States. Covering 3.36 million acres, this forest is broken into 9 separate sections and extends across 8 counties in the southwestern region of the state. President Theodore Roosevelt gave a name to the two forests in 1908 and they merged in 1996. The forest headquarters are found in Dillon, Montana. In Roosevelt’s original legislation, the Deerlodge National Forest was called the Big...

Bitterroot National Forest
2013-11-22 11:33:19

Bitterroot National Forest is made up of 1.587 million acres in west-central Montana and eastern Idaho, of the United States. It is located mostly in Ravalli County, Montana, but also as acreage in Idaho County, Idaho, and Missoula County, Montana. As it was founded in 1898, it is located in the Bitterroot and Sapphire Mountains with elevations ranging from 2,200 feet along the Salmon River in Idaho to the 10,157 foot Trapper Peak. Roughly half of the forest makes up part or all of three...

Lewis and Clark National Forest
2013-11-21 12:51:20

Lewis and Clark National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in western-central areas of Montana. This forest holds 1,863,788 acres of land that is dived into two districts known as the Jefferson Division, which holds eastern areas of the forest and allows farm and timber leases, and the western Rocky Mountain Division, which focuses on the conservation of many designated wilderness areas. This forest was established in 1897 as the Lewis and Clarke Forest Reserve. The...

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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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