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2014-11-12 08:28:33

Winning Restaurants Cover 32 States and the District of Columbia; Texas and Ohio Steakhouses Top the List SAN FRANCISCO, Nov.

2014-11-11 23:07:14

Initiative provides tools and resources to educate employers and connect military veterans with employment opportunities in Virginia’s technology community (PRWEB)

2014-11-11 16:28:41

As VIMRO's Chief Business Development Officer and Principal Analyst serving CIO's, Michael will lead VIMRO's efforts to work with its clients towards implementing outcome based validated security and

2014-11-11 08:30:51

Bon Secours Health System Teams with inHEALTH and Phytel to Automate Engagement with Discharged Patients, Improve Quality and Lower Costs RICHMOND, Va. and DALLAS, Nov.

2014-11-10 12:23:12

-- Increases contracted solar portfolio to 324 megawatts RICHMOND, Va., Nov.

2014-11-09 20:22:03

iDirect intelligent platform, coupled with portfolio of iDirect remotes, holds up to frigid temperatures, harsh conditions to deliver high-speed, reliable communications HERNDON, Va.,

2014-11-07 23:03:11

Annual Insight event will bring together more than 3,000 global attendees from Deltek’s customers and other project-based businesses; the event will feature hundreds of sessions that outline

2014-11-07 16:25:49

WAYNESBORO, Va., Nov. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NTELOS Holdings Corp.

2014-11-07 16:23:03

WASHINGTON, Nov. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the fall of 1621, the Pilgrims -- early settlers of Plymouth Colony, held a three-day feast to celebrate a bountiful harvest.


Latest Virginia Reference Libraries

Chincoteague Pony
2014-04-12 09:49:41

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...

George Washington And Jefferson National Forests
2013-11-27 15:25:38

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
2013-04-26 14:58:26

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...

Indiana Bat, Myotis sodalist
2012-10-05 08:36:41

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...

wovi_003_pvp
2012-06-14 07:34:25

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...

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Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.