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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...

2014-05-22 23:13:39

Ozark Electronics has been recognized for partnering in Call2Recycle’s recycling program. (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Ozark Electronics has been recognized for partnering in Call2Recycle’s recycling program. To date, in partnership with Call2Recycle, Ozark Electronics has recycled over 106,000 pounds of nickel cadmium, lithium ion, and lead acid batteries. Call2Recycle has been pleased with Ozark’s efforts - "Our continued success could not have been achieved without you. Ozark...

2013-11-20 23:27:53

This month, Ozark Electronics concluded their third successful blood drive this year, with nearly 10% of employees participating. Siloam Springs, AR (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 This month, Ozark Electronics concluded their third successful blood drive this year, with nearly 10% of employees participating. To date, employees at the company have donated 33 units of blood to Community Blood Center of the Ozarks. Donations made to CBCO serve 38 area hospitals in Missouri and Arkansas. CBCO has...

2013-09-16 23:26:19

Ribbon Cutting Event for Corporate Business Systems Springfield, Mo. (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 This September 19th, the Springfield Chamber of Commerce is joining Corporate Business Systems in a ribbon cutting and celebration for 20 years of successful business. Jim Quesenberry, founder and owner of Corporate Business Systems, opened his first copier dealership on September 3rd, 1993. Located in the Southern Hills Shopping Center, Quesenberry started with a small office space and only...

Black Bears Return To Missouri
2013-07-20 04:57:31

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online By the 1920s, unregulated hunting and habitat loss had wiped out the majority of black bears, Ursus americanus, in Arkansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. The only bears known to live in Missouri for nearly a century were on the state flag, or in captivity. A reintroduction program, conducted during the 50s and 60s in Arkansas, has created a resurgence of bears. Now hundreds amble through the forests of southern Missouri, according to a...

2013-05-31 23:02:35

Top nature and birding company Naturalist Journeys announces a tour to the Ozarks, timed for the peak of fall color. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 Naturalist Journeys, a top nature and birding tour company, is proud to announce their upcoming October 20-27, 2013 Ozark Mountain Magic nature and culture tour. Ed Pembleton, who will lead the tour with his wife, Sil, says, “From the bottom of Blanchard Springs Cavern to the top of Tom Sauk Mountain, the Ozarks offer bubbling azure...

2011-12-01 18:42:55

Decade-long collaboration of zoo and federal, state scientists yields 63 baby hellbenders The Saint Louis Zoo's Ron Goellner Center for Hellbender Conservation and the Missouri Department of Conservation announced on Nov. 30, 2011, that Ozark hellbenders have been bred in captivity–a first for either of the two subspecies of hellbender. This decade-long collaboration has yielded 63 baby hellbenders. The first hellbender hatched on Nov. 15, and currently there are approximately 120...

2011-05-30 00:00:29

While recent rains have slowed the drop of high waters on Table Rock Lake and Lake Taneycomo, almost all Branson businesses are safe, open and ready for visitors this Memorial Day. With a few tips and reminders about the Branson Floods, vacationers can prepare for a vacation without worry. Branson, MO (PRWEB) May 28, 2011 The news from Branson, Missouri since April's flooding has been all about water levels with a focus on the water levels at Table Rock Dam and its direct feed into Lake...

Word of the Day
  • 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.