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2010-03-22 14:33:18

Using repeat photography to enhance understanding of riparian areas.

2009-08-19 09:55:24

The Wildlife Conservation Society says a monitoring system it uses to measure stream habitat has been adopted by a U.S. agency working to restore waterways. The conservation group said the technique, used in a study to rapidly measure stream habitat, has been adopted by the U.S.

2009-08-18 15:20:00

The results of a Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) study that rapidly measures stream habitat have been adopted by a government agency working with private landowners to restore waterways throughout the U.S.

2009-05-28 08:00:00

ATLANTA, May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Southern Company (NYSE: SO), the U.S.

2008-09-20 12:00:28

By Tom Lochner Pacific Gas & Electric cut down trees in a Pinole creekbed last month without a permit and could be forced to replace them, though where is another question, a state agency says.

2008-08-20 15:00:34

CAVE CREEK, Ariz., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- National Resources Conservation Service, NRCS, a division of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, has awarded Cahava Springs Conservancy technical and financial assistance to help protect and improve the Apache Springs riparian habitat.

2008-08-02 15:00:12

The Midwestern chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture recently awarded the city of Columbia and its Parks and Recreation Department the 2008 Gold Leaf Award for the city's landscaping and tree-planting project at Flat Branch Park downtown.

2008-08-01 18:00:17

By PRICE, Vicki This article was written by a contributor. It is not to be reproduced without permission from the Taranaki Daily News and charges may be incurred.

2008-07-25 15:00:40

By D. E. Smoot, Muskogee Phoenix, Okla. Jul. 25--Property owners along the Illinois River have access to funding for the implementation of conservation efforts designed to reduce nutrient and bacteria levels in the scenic river.

2008-07-24 03:00:35

By David Hendee, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Jul. 24--RED CLOUD, Neb. -- The old tree-choked, shrub-infested, island- jammed ditch south of town has a new function this summer. A river runs through it.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.