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2014-09-12 20:20:11

Sign Up for a Free Visit from Traveling Aquarium OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When the BayMobile visits schools, students learn how their transportation choices affect the environment and San Francisco Bay. Operated by San Francisco's Aquarium of the Bay, the BayMobile is a mobile classroom that delivers animals, interactive experiments, and climate change education directly to the classroom. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140801/132756 Teachers, school...

2014-05-02 23:06:00

This Summer, Hornblower Cruises Gives Passengers the Thrill of a Lifetime from the Safety of a Stable and Spacious Yacht San Diego, California (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Starting July 5th, Hornblower Cruises & Events will offer passengers amazing viewing opportunities of San Diego’s most fascinating natural phenomena, the Blue Whale Migration. Imagine the excitement of seeing a 100 ft. long blue whale, the world’s largest mammal, emerge from the water just a short distance away while...

2014-04-07 23:05:06

Get the Information and Meet the Connections Necessary to Take Part of the Opportunities in Water Infrastructure Development in California Woodland Hills, CA (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Infocast, the leading business intelligence and networking events producer in water management and water re-use, has announced the Golden State Water Summit, scheduled on June 17-19, 2014 and will take place in Sacramento, CA. 2013 was California’s driest year on record since 1895. With drought as the “new...

Seed-filled Buoys Could Help Restore Marine Meadows In San Francisco Bay
2014-02-22 07:11:14

San Francisco State University A pearl net filled with seedpods, tethered by a rope anchored in the coastal mud but swaying with the tide, could be an especially effective way to restore disappearing marine meadows of eelgrass, according to a new study. The resulting crop of eelgrass grown by SF State researchers is as genetically diverse as the natural eelgrass beds from which the seeds were harvested, said Sarah Cohen, an associate professor of biology at the Romberg Tiburon Center....

2014-01-15 12:22:07

$18 million available for targeted farmland work to conserve and protect water and habitat--Applications due February 21 DAVIS, Calif., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in California has approved four proposed project areas to be added to its three-year old Bay Delta Initiative, bringing the total number of project areas to 15. Farm and conservation groups in the approved areas work with farmers from Colusa to...

2013-11-25 23:02:13

Today, ZeroCater, Twice, and Getaround launched a second annual 'Tech Gives Back' charity drive, which aims to raise over 75K in donations to benefit a group of Bay Area nonprofit partners. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 ‘Tech gives back’ aims to raise $75k for bay area non-profits; SF startups team up for second year of holiday fundraising. Today, ZeroCater, Twice, and Getaround launched a second annual Tech Gives Back charity drive, which aims to raise over $75k...

2013-08-21 23:26:45

As San Francisco hosts the America’s Cup, the Apartments at Marina Cove announces strong demand for short-term apartments for rent, serving the needs of America’s cup fans. Long popular with corporate short-term renters, the apartment complex is located in the Marina district of San Francisco, minutes away from top viewing locations for the sailing regatta. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 The Apartments at Marina Cove, San Francisco’s top apartments for rent in the Marina...

2013-08-12 23:22:54

Located in San Francisco, a leading city for connected apartment search, the Apartments at Marina Cove has announced an ambitious web visibility project. The company has Marina District apartments for rent, servicing San Franciscans seeking luxury apartments for rent. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 The Apartments at Marina Cove, a top Marina District apartment complex in San Francisco, is proud to announce a major web visibility upgrade. The complex offers Marina District...

2013-08-01 23:29:13

Bay Fastening Systems comments on the opening of a photo exhibit titled “Peter Stackpole: Bridging the Bay” at the Oakland Museum of California. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 On August 1, Bay Fastening Systems, a full service distributor of engineered fastening systems, discusses the opening of the “Peter Stackpole: Bridging the Bay” exhibit. In an article published on July 16, 2013 in the San Francisco Chronicle, author Sam Whiting discusses the opening of a photo exhibit...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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