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2015-02-27 08:27:41

PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Wayne von Borstel has been selected by Barron's as one of America's Top 1,200 Advisors for 2015.

2015-02-26 12:31:47

PORTLAND, Oregon, February 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new report by Allied Market Research titled, "Global Mobile Security Market - Solution, Types, OS, Trends,

2015-02-26 12:31:38

PORTLAND, Oregon, February 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new report by Allied Market Research titled, "Global 3D Display Market - Size, Industry Analysis, Trends,

2015-02-26 12:22:27

PORTLAND, Oregon, February 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Graphene, which is the world's first 2D material, is ultra-light and extremely tough. The honey comb lattice structure

2015-02-26 08:41:43

PORTLAND, Oregon, February 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research Beam adds a report titled "Global 3D Printer Market 2015-2019" that provides detailed information of the 3D

2015-02-26 08:41:23

PORTLAND, Oregon, February 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research Beam adds a report titled "Global Cyber Security Market 2014-2018" that provides detailed information of the

2015-02-26 08:25:37

PORTLAND, Oregon, February 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new report by Allied Market Research, titled "GCC Oilfield Auxiliary Rental Equipment Market", the GCC

2015-02-25 12:28:35

PORTLAND, Oregon, February 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research Beam adds a report titled "Global Data Center Rack Market 2014-2018" that provides detailed information of


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Northern Red-Legged Frog, Rana aurora
2014-09-11 11:41:10

The Northern Red-Legged Frog (Rana aurora) is a species of amphibian whose range is the coastal region extending from southwest British Colombia to southern Mendocino County in Northern California, and is protected in British Colombia, Oregon, and California. Being a member of the genus Rana, this species of frog is considered a true frog, with characteristic smooth skin and a narrow waist. This frog needs still waters for breeding, and is rarely found at any great distance from its breeding...

Wallowa-Whitman National Forest
2014-07-31 08:39:40

Wallowa–Whitman National Forest is a national forest that is located in the states of Idaho and Oregon in the United States. It contains 2,392,508 acres of land that was once inhabited by the Nez Perce people in 1400 CE and would later become home to the Joseph Band of the same tribe. Later, other tribes inhabited the area including the Shoshone, Bannock, and Cayuse tribes and Europeans would settle there in 1860. President Theodore Roosevelt established the Chesnimnus Reserve and the...

Willamette National Forest
2014-07-31 08:27:52

Willamette National Forest is a national forest that is located in the state of Oregon in the United States. It can be found in the central section of the Cascade Range and holds 1,678,031 acres, of which over 380,000 acres comprise eight designated wilderness areas. This forest first began its life as the Cascade Forest Reserve, which was established by President Grover Cleveland as a reaction to public protests to protect the Cascade Mountains in 1893. At this time, the reserve extended...

Oregon Grape, Mahonia aquifolium
2014-01-12 09:53:18

Mahonia aquifolium is a species of flowering plant from the family Berberidaceae. The plant may also be referred to as the Oregon grape. It is an evergreen shrub and typically blooms in early spring. M. aquifolium can grow up to 3 feet tall and 5 feet wide. It has pinnate leaves that measure up to 12 inches. Each leaf is made up of spiny leaflets. The leaves have a leathery appearance that resembles holly, while the stems have a thick, cork-like appearance. The flowers of the plant grow in...

Deschutes National Forest
2013-12-24 12:04:50

The Deschutes National Forest is a United States National Forest that is located in some parts of Deschutes, Klamath, Lake, and Jefferson counties in central Oregon. It makes up 1.8 million acres along the eastern side of the Cascade Mountains. In 1908, the Deschutes National Forest was established from some parts of the Blue Mountains, Cascade, and Fremont National Forests. In the year 1911, some parts of the Deschutes National Forest were split off to create the Ochoco and Paulina National...

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Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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