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gloomy scale insect
2014-08-29 03:00:22

Matt Shipman, North Carolina State University Researchers from North Carolina State University have found that century-old museum specimens hold clues to how global climate change will affect a common insect pest that can weaken and kill trees – and the news is not good. “Recent studies found that scale insect populations increase on oak and maple trees in warmer urban areas, which raises the possibility that these pests may also increase with global warming,” says Dr. Elsa...

2014-08-28 23:15:20

RJ Young will host the 12th Annual Pumpkin Run, a 5K run/walk on Saturday October 4, 2013 at 8:00 a.m. at the City Park in White House, Tennessee, benefiting the American Heart Association. Nashville, Tenn. (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 RJ Young will host the 12th Annual Pumpkin Run, a 5K run/walk on Saturday October 4, 2013 at 8:00 a.m. at the City Park in White House, Tennessee, benefiting the American Heart Association. The event will start and finish at the City Park in White House,...

2014-08-28 08:23:49

Volunteer Event Commemorates Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On August 29, the Southern University Marching Band will perform in its first performance of the 2014 school year in front of hundreds of volunteers at the Audubon Louisiana Nature Center at a coastal restoration event sponsored by CITGO Petroleum Corporation, the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana (CRCL) and Audubon Nature Institute. The award-winning and nationally-renowned...

2014-08-25 23:10:29

Sunshine Recycling is donating a 20-yard dumpster and hauling services to the construction site of a new K9s For Warriors training facility in Nocatee, FL. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Sunshine Recycling, a Jacksonville dumpster rental company, is donating their services to the building site of a new training facility for K9s For Warriors. The 20-yard dumpster is being used for the massive amounts of debris being generated by Summit Contracting Group, the company providing...

2014-08-22 12:24:39

ESSENCE Communications, the State of Louisiana and the City of New Orleans Announce 5-Year Contract Extension for the ESSENCE Festival(TM) NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, ESSENCE Communications President Michelle Ebanks announced an extended agreement with the State of Louisiana and the City of New Orleans to host the ESSENCE Festival (TM) through 2019. "We are so pleased to extend our partnership with the State of Louisiana and City of New Orleans for another...

2014-08-11 23:00:14

Rebecca L. Devillier is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession Garden City, NY (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 NAPW honors Rebecca L. Devillier as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. Ms. Devillier is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in local government. As the largest, most-recognized networking organization of professional women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession,...

2014-08-11 16:22:08

725 MW Natural Gas Power Plant Will Bring Jobs, Environmental Efficiencies to Charles County ST. CHARLES, Md., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The St. Charles Companies announced today the sale of 76 acres in the Piney Reach Business Park to Competitive Power Ventures (CPV) for approximately $13 million. The Maryland-based CPV plans to construct a 725 MW natural gas power plant on the site. "This is excellent news for St. Charles and for Charles County," said Mathew M. Martin,...

2014-08-08 16:22:55

MIAMI, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Florida MMTC Institute's Regulatory, Industry and Business Seminars are a popular starting point for entrepreneurs, investors, doctors, lawyers and pharmacy owners who are in the planning stage of entering Florida's emerging medical marijuana industry. The Institute is now offering two new seminars -- on August 23 in downtown Miami and September 6 in downtown Jacksonville. Growing confidence in Amendment 2 -- now polling well over 80%...

american black bear conservation
2014-08-06 11:52:15

Jeff Sossamon and Melody Kroll, University of Missouri Comprehensive study indicates genetic ‘bottlenecks’ and decreased genetic diversity could show need for increased conservation efforts. Between 1880 and 1920, the Central Interior Highlands (CIH), consisting of Missouri, Oklahoma and Arkansas, saw the height of deforestation that also decreased the habitat for black bears and other forest species. To combat the decline of black bears and repopulate the mountainous region, more...

2014-08-01 23:00:59

Mosquito-borne viral diseases like Chikungunya are moving across the southern United States and the more recent outbreak of West Nile Virus. This brand new July, 2014 informational graph will show what safeguarding measures can be taken by local communities or homeowners. (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 With the news of mosquito-borne viral diseases like Chikungunya moving across the southern United States and the more recent outbreak of West Nile Virus, it begs the question, what safeguarding...


Latest Southern United States Reference Libraries

Delta National Forest
2014-01-20 10:49:59

The Delta National Forest is a U.S. National Forest located in western Mississippi. It is located in Sharkey County and has an area of 60,898 acres. The forest headquarters are located in Jackson, Mississippi, as are all six National Forest in Mississippi, but there are local ranger district offices found in Rolling Fork. It is one of only six National Forests that are featured entirely within a single county. The Green Ash-Overcup Oak-Sweetgum Research National Areas within the Delta...

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2007-01-23 14:54:33

The American Alligator, Alligator Mississippians, is one of two species of living Alligator. It is native to the southeastern United States, where it inhabits wetlands that frequently overlap with human populated areas. It is larger than the other living species, the Chinese Alligator. The American Alligator has a large, slightly rounded body, with thick limbs, broad head, and a very powerful tail. The tail, which accounts for half of the alligator's total length, is primarily used for...

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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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