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2012-09-12 23:02:13

October 6 downtown festivities include arts and crafts, live entertainment, rides, fun/run walk, 5k Road Race and fun for the whole family. Southern Pines, NC (PRWEB) September 12, 2012 Autumnfest features a variety of entertainment for everyone! The 34th annual Autumnfest is scheduled for Saturday, October 6 at Downtown Park in Southern Pines. The festival takes place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and has something for everyone: arts and crafts, live entertainment, rides, a One-Mile Fun Run/Walk,...

2011-07-31 00:02:09

Coming this fall, visitors and residents alike will be able to download a mobile app of area businesses to their iPhone, iPad, and Droid devices for free. Southern Pines, NC (PRWEB) July 31, 2011 In keeping with the technology pace of today's consumers, the Convention & Visitors Bureau(CVB) of Pinehurst, Southern Pines, Aberdeen will introduce a Mobile App this fall to help visitors discover all the area has to offer. For more than one million annual visitors, the App will provide...

2011-07-27 12:56:40

Federal wildlife officials said on Tuesday that the gopher tortoise has been listed as eligible for protection under the Endangered Species Act, but limited funding could prevent the tortoise from being put on the list at this time. Cindy Dohner, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's regional director for the Southeast, said there is sufficient scientific data to list the gopher tortoise as threatened in parts of Alabama, Georgia, Florida and South Carolina. "But we do not have the resources...

2008-06-20 06:00:34

By The Fayetteville Observer, N.C. Jun. 20--SOUTHERN PINES -- A Moore County environmental group has accused Progress Energy of withholding information and tromping through ecologically sensitive land while attempting to build a high voltage electric line. Progress Energy disputes the accusations. In a letter sent to state officials, Save Our Sandhills called for a review of Progress Energy's planning and construction process. By mid-2011, the utility company is slated to build a...

2008-02-20 03:00:34

By Archer, Jessica K Miller, Deborah L; Tanner, George W ARCHER, J. K. (Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611), D. L. MILLER (Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, University of Florida West Florida Research and Education Center, 5988 Hwy 90, Bldg 4900, Milton, FL 32583), AND G. W. TANNER (Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611). Changes in understory vegetation and soil...

Latest Sandhills Reference Libraries

Apalachicola National Forest
2013-11-01 10:37:21

The Apalachicola National Forest is the largest U.S. National Forest within the state of Florida. It encompasses 632,890 acres and is the only national forest located in the Florida Panhandle. The National Forest provides water and land-based outdoors activities such as swimming, hiking, hunting, fishing, horse-back riding, and off-road ATV usage. The forest contains two Wilderness Areas: Bradwell Bay Wilderness Area and Mud Swamp/New River Wilderness. There are also several special...

Sandhills (Nebraska)
2013-04-18 23:21:59

The Sandhills, frequently written as Sand Hills, is a region of mixed-grass prairie on grass-stabilized sand dunes within north-central Nebraska, covering just over a quarter of the state. The dunes were established as a National Natural Landmark in the year 1984. The boundaries of the Sandhills are defined by various standards by different organizations. Depending on the definition, the region's area can be as small as 19,600 square miles or as large as 23,600 square miles. The dunes...

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