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2011-03-21 16:41:27

Study has important implications to how "sensitive" landscapes are to land-use and farming strategies A new study by Baylor University geology researchers shows that Native Americans' land use nearly a century ago produced a widespread impact on the eastern North American landscape and floodplain development several hundred years prior to the arrival of major European settlements. The study appears on-line in the journal Geology. Researchers attribute early colonial land-use practices, such...

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2011-03-05 11:12:13

Oregon, Smithsonian-led team uncovers numerous artifacts at late Pleistocene sites on the Channel IslandsEvidence for a diversified sea-based economy among North American inhabitants dating from 12,200 to 11,400 years ago is emerging from three sites on California's Channel Islands.Reporting in the March 4 issue of Science, a 15-member team led by University of Oregon and Smithsonian Institution scholars describes the discovery of scores of stemmed projectile points and crescents dating to...

2011-01-04 07:30:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A groundbreaking exhibition exploring the shared history between African and Native Americans will open at the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art on Feb. 12, 2011. Red/Black: Related Through History includes an object-based exhibition on the subject, created by the Eiteljorg Museum, and the Smithsonian's traveling panel show, Indivisible: African-Native American Lives in the Americas. (Photo:...

2010-12-14 15:28:40

Study examines the new dynamics of racial identity in America In a country with Jim Crow segregation laws and the "one-drop rule" determining who was black and therefore where and what a person was permitted to be, it's easy to see why those who plausibly could, might pass as white. But new research published in the December issue of Social Psychology Quarterly shows that black-white biracial adults now exercise considerable control over how they identify and the authors find "a striking...

2010-12-08 15:27:00

LEWISTON, N.Y., Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Just weeks after completing its inaugural season of play, Seneca Hickory Stick Golf Course is already earning national recognition. The Robert Trent Jones II-designed par-72 championship layout was listed at number six on the list of Best New Courses in America by GOLF Magazine. Seneca Hickory Stick, which was developed by Seneca Gaming Corporation and opened for play on July 2, was the only course located in New York State and one of only...

2010-11-18 10:10:00

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y., Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Seneca Gaming Corporation today announced the successful refinancing of its $500 million 7-1/4% Senior Notes due May 2012 through a combination of a new $325 million senior note issuance and a new $225 million senior secured credit facility. The proceeds from the note issuance and $175 million of the $225 million credit facility will be used to purchase or reacquire the corporation's outstanding senior notes. The remaining $50 million of...

2010-11-08 00:00:45

Sedentary lifestyles present a tremendous challenge to the health of American citizens. Diabetes projections from the NIH over the next four decades are alarming however in Native American communities this dire future already exists. Phoenix, AZ (Vocus) November 7, 2010 Last week the National Institutes of Health announced that within four decades 1/3 of U.S. adults will develop diabetes in their lifetime. This alarming statistic pales in comparison to the potential devastation within...

2010-10-19 15:25:00

SANTA ROSA, Calif., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribal leaders and personnel from across the state will be gathering at the California Indian Museum and Cultural Center in Santa Rosa next week for New Journeys in Collaboration, an annual networking event, which takes place on Friday, October 29th at 5250 Aero Drive, Santa Rosa, between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Admission to the event is free and open to the public. Registration is required. Representative Lynn Woolsey (D - 6th District) will...

2010-09-22 08:06:00

GUARDIAGRELE, Italy, September 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Sure costs, fast service, leaner procedures: these are the three main advantages guaranteed by the TARGET BUY(TM) model for managing your business travel. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100922/409557 ) Designed and developed by the Abruzzo-based company SENECA (http://www.senecaspa.com), TARGET BUY(TM) is an innovative system which simplifies the organisation and pricing systems of business travel,...

2010-09-01 14:34:00

CATTARAUGUS TERRITORY, N.Y., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- New York Appellate Court Justice Samuel Green today issued a stay regarding the August 30 State Supreme Court ruling in the "Day Wholesale v. State of New York" tobacco tax case. The Green ruling temporarily enjoins the State from collecting tobacco taxes from all Native American tobacco sellers within state boundaries. The ruling by the Rochester-based Fourth Department Appellate judge reinstates the injunction State Supreme Court...


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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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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
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