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2014-07-11 23:07:34

Wildlife Control Supplies has assumed production of the Snake Guard® snake trap product from Snakeguard, LLC, of Birmingham, AL East Granby, CT (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Wildlife Control Supplies of East Granby, CT is pleased to announce the acquisition of the Snake Guard® snake trap product from Snakeguard, LLC, of Birmingham, AL. The original Snake Guard® snake trap, developed by herpetologist Martin Nowak (founding partner and former president of Snakeguard), has long been a...

2014-06-17 08:31:55

OTHELLO, Wash., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Columbia-Snake River Irrigators Association (CSRIA) has submitted a Water Service Contract to the East Columbia Basin Irrigation District for System 1 of CSRIA's Privately Funded/Financed Project in which Odessa Aquifer deep well irrigators would privately fund/finance and build a lateral pipeline (System 1) east from the East Low Canal to bring surface water to the Odessa Subarea east of the Moses Lake area. In particular, the Water Service...

2014-04-08 12:22:16

MOSES LAKE, Wash., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Columbia-Snake River Irrigators Association (CSRIA) held a special briefing on Friday, April 4 in Moses Lake regarding the status and progress of the CSRIA's Privately Funded/Financed Project in which Odessa Aquifer deep well irrigators would privately fund/finance and build lateral pipelines (Systems 1-4) east from the East Low Canal to bring surface water to the Odessa Subarea east of the Moses Lake area (from Moses Lake to...

Earthquakes Rattle California, Largest In 34 Years Hits Yellowstone
2014-03-31 11:15:34

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online CALIFORNIA As many as 30 earthquakes were recorded in California over the past 24 hours, most of which were less than a magnitude in intensity. Despite all the tremors regional seismometers pick up in California and Nevada -- 808 in the past week alone -- most go unnoticed by residents. The lack of a significant earthquake in the region also poses a problem to emergency management officials, who want Californians to be prepared...

Idaho, Mars Canyons Share Similarities: Carved By Massive Megafloods
2014-01-17 09:15:38

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The shared geological features found in U-shaped bedrock canyons both in south-central Idaho and on the surface of Mars are likely the result of massive floods, according to research appearing in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). California Institute of Technology (Caltech) geology professor Michael P. Lamb and his colleagues explain that while there have been other explanations for the formation...

2013-12-16 23:22:58

The City of Idaho Falls has partnered with the streaming media company Swagit Productions, LLC, and has begun streaming live and archived recordings of City Council meetings online. Idaho Falls, Idaho (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 Idaho Falls Mayor Jared Fuhriman encourages residence to get familiar with how their city works by attending or viewing City Council meetings and then offering input or suggestions. “The move to stream meetings online comes at the request of constituents who...

2013-09-13 23:01:22

New technologies and power development opportunities are spurring growth in hydropower generation at reservoirs and canals throughout the western United States. Washington (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 Hydropower generation capacity has increased at Bureau of Reclamation facilities in the West with the addition of Lease of Power Privilege development by non-federal partners, development of new technologies, and improved efficiencies at existing Reclamation powerplants. Through LOPP, more...


Latest Snake River Reference Libraries

Shoshone National Forest
2014-07-31 09:55:03

Shoshone National Forest is located in the state of Wyoming. It is comprised of 2,500,000 acres of protected land and is separated into five districts including the Washakie Ranger District and the Greybull Ranger District. It was part of the Yellowstone Timberland Reserve, which was the first national forest in America, but was given its own status as a national forest in 1891. Evidence has shown that Native American tribes have inhabited the lands of the Shoshone National Forest from as...

Tentacled Snake, Erpeton tentaculatum
2013-10-07 09:56:54

The Tentacled Snake (Erpeton tentaculatum) gets its name from the two fleshy rostral appendages (tentacles) located on the snakes snout. This unique feature allows for simple classification of the species and makes it one of the most easily recognizable snakes on the planet. Each scale-covered tentacle measures less than a quarter inch (4-5 mm). You may also hear this species referred to as the Fishing Snake or the Tentacled Fishing Snake because the species is strictly piscivorous, meaning...

Mole Snake, Pseudaspis cana
2013-10-07 09:34:45

The Mole Snake (Pseudaspis cana) is a South African species of snake in the Colubridae family. Like a majority of this family, the mole snake is non-venomous, although it can be quite aggressive and has been known to cause severe bite wounds. Although the young have dark markings and spots, a fully developed mole snake is usually mostly one color. Colors may vary from brown, grey, yellow and black. The Mole Snake may grow up to lengths of almost seven feet. Interestingly enough, the color...

2012-06-14 13:09:30

Symbol: PHINI Group: Dicot Family: Brassicaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   PHDII Physaria didymocarpa (Hook.) A. Gray var. integrifolia Rollins Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:WY Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta –...

Idaho Ground Squirrel, (Urocitellus brunneus)
2012-04-23 06:30:00

The Idaho ground squirrel (Urocitellus brunneus), also called the Idaho Spotted ground squirrel, is one of the largest of the ground squirrel breed. It has two subspecies, both located in Idaho. Both the northern and southern Idaho ground squirrels have a sexual diphorism, where the males are usually larger than the females. This ground squirrel species generally weighs between .3 pounds and .4 pounds, with an average length of 9.2 inches. They hibernate from eight to nine months a year. The...

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