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- Segments potentially have less impact to environmental, historic and cultural resources than initial route RICHMOND, Va., May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Atlantic Coast Pipeline
Call for Nominations Now Open for Candidates to Advise Nonprofit Registrar on Issues within the Global NGO Community RESTON, Va., May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --
New user-friendly website makes Every Door Direct Mail (EDDM) faster than ever before ARLINGTON, Va., May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Click2Mail.com, a pioneering provider of online direct mail
WITH WORLD'S FIRST 4X90'S RELAY TEAM COMPLETING THREE RACES, PVTC WON USA TRACK & FIELD INDOOR MASTERS TRACK CHAMPIONSHIPS IN WINSTON-SALEM, COMING FROM BEHIND AND TAKING LEAD LAST DAY WITH 90'S LEADING
Researchers from Liberty University’s Department of Biology & Chemistry have released the university’s first draft genome sequence, mapping the DNA of a popular strain of E.
New home to provide a safe, supportive residence for nearly 40 adolescent girls. RESTON, Va., May 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
Firm responds to client demand for consulting services in technical strategy, data management and application development. RICHMOND, Va., May 15, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- With over
WASHINGTON, May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Innovative design and construction techniques, cutting-edge technologies, new materials, safety products and state-of-the-art heavy equipment
The awards recognize CFOs and financiers for extraordinary achievement and excellence in promoting the development of the Greater Washington region's technology community. Herndon,
WASHINGTON, May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Joshua Pritchett, 17, has been named the East Region Youth Advocate of the Year by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids for his leadership in
The Chincoteague Pony was developed on the Assateague Island of Virginia and Maryland, United States. Another name used for this pony is the Assateague horse, but due to its smaller size it is considered a pony. In 1947 a children’s book series written by Marguerite Henry, “Misty of Chincoteague”, made the breed famous. Over the years the breed has been introduced to other horse breeds and developed a variety of different characteristics. They live in poor conditions on the...
The George Washington and Jefferson National Forests are U.S. National Forests that join to create one of the largest areas of public land in the Eastern US. They cover 1.8 million acres of land in the Appalachian Mountains of Virginia, West Virginia, and Kentucky. About 1 million acres of the forest are remote and undeveloped. About 139,461 acres have been designated as wilderness areas, which eliminates any future development. Washington National Forest was established on May 16th of...
Shenandoah National Park is located in the State of Virginia in the United States. The park contains a portion of the Blue Ridge Mountains and holds 199,100 acres of land, of which 79,579 acres comprise a designated wilderness. The park extends across a narrow area, through eight counties, from Waynesboro to the town of Front Royal. The establishment of Shenandoah National park began in 1926, when the area was designated as a national park, but it was not officially established and opened...
The Indiana bat (Myotis sodalist) is a mouse-eared bat that can be found in North America. Its range primarily includes eastern and Midwestern states, but it can be found in some southern areas of the United States. During the winter, its range becomes much smaller, with most populations occurring in large clusters in only a few caves. One study conducted in 1985 suggested that an estimated 244,000 individuals of this species reside in Indiana. Its range overlaps that of the endangered gray...
Symbol: WOVI Group: Fern Family: Blechnaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48 N CAN N Synonyms: ANVI6 Anchistea virginica (L.) C. Presl Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, LA, MA, ME, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, VT Classification: Kingdom Plantae – Plants Subkingdom...
- A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.