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Research Confirms Massive Louisiana Mound Was Built By Archaic Native Americans In Less Than 90 Days
2013-01-31 09:35:07

Washington University in St. Louis Nominated early this year for recognition on the UNESCO World Heritage List, which includes such famous cultural sites as the Taj Mahal, Machu Picchu and Stonehenge, the earthen works at Poverty Point, La., have been described as one of the world´s greatest feats of construction by an archaic civilization of hunters and gatherers. Now, new research in the current issue of the journal Geoarchaeology, offers compelling evidence that one of the...

2012-09-12 23:01:45

The episode includes the story of Spencer, a Utah teen who participated in ANASAZI´s wilderness-based behavioral healthcare program. Mesa, AZ (PRWEB) September 11, 2012 Arizona nonprofit ANASAZI Foundation will be featured in an upcoming episode of MTV´s Emmy Award-winning “True Life” documentary series. Airing July 7 at 10 p.m. (EST/PST), the episode includes the story of Spencer, a Utah teen who participated in ANASAZI´s wilderness-based behavioral healthcare...

2012-08-24 23:00:46

The Sacred Fire Community held its annual "Reunion" at the Blue Deer Center in Margaretville, NY, from August 10-13. Over 150 people attended from several different countries and were entertained by both local and national speakers and performers. MARGARETVILLE, NY, AUGUST 21, 2012 (PRWEB) August 23, 2012 The international Sacred Fire Community organization held its 10th annual “Reunion” at the Blue Deer Center in the Catskill Mountains the weekend of August 10-13th. Over 150...

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2012-08-07 09:36:17

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online European explorers roaming through the American southeast in the late 1600's wrote of native purification rituals that involved dancing, vomiting and a 'black drink' in shell cups. Spanish, English, and French explorers, merchants, travelers, priests, and naturalists described its use among groups from southern Virginia to west of the Mississippi, according to the University of Iowa's Medical Museum. Recent evidence found at the site...


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Lodgepole Pine, Pinus contorta
2014-04-27 08:06:16

Lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta) is found in western North America in the upper mountains and subalpine regions of Colorado’s northern Rocky Mountains. This tree is considered to be invasive in New Zealand. This tree is also known as the shore pine, twisted pine, and contorta pine as well as black pine, scrub pine, and coast pine. The Lodgepole pine grows best between 8000 and 10,000 feet above sea level. They like to grow in well-drained, slightly acidic, sandy soils on gentle south...

Finger Lakes National Forest
2013-12-24 11:03:56

The Finger Lakes National Forest is made up of 16,259 acres of Seneca and Schuyler counties, located between Seneca Lake and Cayuha Lake in the Finger Lakes Region of New York within the United States of America. The forest has over 30 miles of interconnecting trails that cross ravines, pastures, woodlands, and gorges. Although roughly 3.2 million acres of New York State is located in State Forest Preserves, Wildlife Management Areas, and Forests, there are few large areas of public land...

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