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2009-12-22 13:53:45

The growth of housing near national parks, national forests and wilderness areas within the United States may limit the conservation value that these protected areas were designed to create in the first place.

2009-12-17 08:30:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- T. Marzetti Company is pleased to announce that it has received The John Muir Business Conservation Award for 2009.

2009-11-17 06:45:00

WILLISTON PARK, N.Y., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Richard Marston, an innocent with psychological problems, comes to live in New York City with a relative following his mother's death, and then meets violent conflict with this urban environment -- threatening and predatory.

2009-11-04 11:22:00

JACKSON, Wyo., Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Wilderness Ventures, the oldest and most experienced adventure travel program for young people, recently announced their 2010 lineup of unique Leadership Adventures, International Adventures and Community Service Adventures for teenagers.

2009-09-26 15:42:05

The PBS documentary The National Parks: America's Best Idea highlights various U.S.

2009-04-15 09:09:17

For those who think of nature as a wild, unspoiled Eden that preserves the natural flora and fauna free from human interference, global warming has a nasty surprise in store, according to University of California, Berkeley, biologist Anthony Barnosky.

2009-03-31 11:11:04

President Barack Obama signed a massive conservation package into law on Monday.

2009-03-26 14:00:00

Congress on Wednesday approved a package of nearly 170 bills that is being touted as one of the most important land and water conservation decisions in US history.

2009-01-16 12:20:00

With a vote of 73-21, the members of the US Senate on Thursday voted to approve what is expected to be the first of many aggressive conservation measures that will be signed into law by President-elect Barack Obama.

2008-12-18 10:43:00

HOLLAND, Mich., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The San Francisco-based Sierra Club has filed a complaint in U.S. District Court asking for a court-ordered shutdown of the community-owned electrical generating plant in Holland, Michigan.

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Francis Marion National Forest
2014-01-20 10:46:46

The Francis Marion National Forest can be found north of Charleston, South Carolina. It’s named for revolutionary war hero Francis Marion, who was known to the British as the Swamp Fox. It lies completely within the Middle Atlantic coastal forests ecoregion. This national forest is contained completely in the counties of Charleston and Berkeley and is 258,864 acres in size. The forest contains the towns of Huger, Jamestown, McClellanville, and Awendaw. Charleston offers emergency...

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  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.