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2013-08-14 23:26:30

Big Bear Discovery Center has become the first Nature Explore Classroom located on a U.S. National Forest after receiving national certification from the Arbor Day Foundation and Dimensions Educational Research Foundation. Fawnskin, CA (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 The Nature Discovery Zone is designed to inspire creativity, connectivity, and stewardship to the natural environment for children two to seven years of age. Parents are encouraged to explore with their children; there is no fee to...

2010-02-24 12:00:00

Feb. 24 check presentation at Coldwater Canyon Park, L.A. for 2010 spring planting season LOS ANGELES, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On February 24, Sempra Energy Corp. announced a $50,000 gift to support TreePeople's Forest Aid partnership to restore the fire-damaged San Bernardino National Forest. Sempra's donation will help restore land damaged by the massive wildfires in 2003 and 2007 that tore through the San Bernardino Mountains, razing 185,000 acres of forestland. These...

2008-09-02 03:00:17

By Andrew Edwards A costly 44-mile pipeline project designed to help carry water from Northern to Southern California will probably break one day. That's not a surprise. The Inland Feeder Project, recently given a share of the spotlight when a technological beast called a tunnel- boring machine breached the surface in Devil Canyon near Cal State San Bernardino, is a major endeavor. But the project, still a work in progress, isn't invulnerable to the San Andreas Fault. No engineer nor...

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Arizona Pine, Pinus arizonica
2014-04-18 10:05:00

Arizona pine (Pinus arizonica) is found in the United States in northern Mexico, southeast Arizona, southwest New Mexico, and western Texas. The Arizona pine closely resembles the Ponderosa Pine found growing in the Sierra Madre Occidental in Arizona south to Durango, CO. The Arizona pine grows in high elevations from 5906-8038 feet. It is a medium to tall pine growing to heights of 82-114.8 feet tall with a trunk diameter of up to 3 feet 11 inches. The bark on young trees is dark brown...

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Word of the Day
  • 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.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.