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2013-05-30 23:02:26

River Network, the leading conservation organization for the river and watershed community in the United States, commemorates its 25th anniversary this year, and just wrapped up a successful 14th annual River Rally in St Louis, Missouri. After Rally, longtime partner, board member and most recently President of River Network, Todd Ambs announced that he would be leaving River Network to return to his home watershed - The Great Lakes. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 Network, the...

Environment Harmed More Than Expected From Small Dams On Chinese River
2013-05-30 13:07:00

American Geophysical Union A fresh look at the environmental impacts of dams on an ecologically diverse and partially protected river in China found that small dams can pose a greater threat to ecosystems and natural landscapes than large dams. Although large dams are generally considered more harmful than their smaller counterparts, the research team´s surveys of habitat loss and damage at several dam sites on the Nu River and its tributaries in Yunnan Province revealed that,...

2012-05-07 13:33:00

Ecologists review the human and biological communities of wadis, arroyos, gulches, washes, and other intermittent flows 'When the River Runs Dry' is a familiar song in Australia. Some rivers in the arid center of the continent flow only after a stiff monsoon season, and smaller tributaries all over the country commonly shrink to puddled potholes and dry river beds during the dry season. But rivers also run dry in more temperate climes. Much of the upper reaches and feeder streams of the...

2011-06-27 00:00:29

LifeFone Personal Medical Alarms are an important tool to allow seniors to feel safe and independent in their own homes. For a limited time, LifeFone is offering a free Lock Box, a $39.95 savings. The hanging key safe lock box is designed to fit securely around the doorknob on your entry door. With the secret combination, summoned help can quickly retrieve the house key from inside the key safe lock box in an emergency without breaking into your home. White Plains, NY (PRWEB) June 26, 2011...

2011-04-11 00:00:38

NevGear and the V-Lock Quick Connect Mounting System make it easy to interchange accessories on your Golf Carts and NEV's. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) April 8, 2011 The V-Lock Company has agreed to provide the V-Lock® universal mounting system for incorporation on all NevGear products (http://www.nevgear.com). NevGear manufactures cargo accessories designed to attach to a mounting system specifically designed for golf carts with rear seat kits and safety bars. With the incorporation of...


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2009-07-06 18:07:31

A drainage divide, water divide, divide, or watershed is the line that separates neighboring drainage basins. In flat country the divide may be invisible (just a notional line on the ground either side of which water starts its journey to different waterways). While, in hilly country, the divide lies along peaks and ridges. Drainage divides are important geographical, and sometimes political boundaries. Roads and railways often follow divides to minimize slopes and marshes and rivers....

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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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