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2014-03-17 23:01:19

A University of Maryland professor's 39-year tally of two million wildflower blooms shows a complex series of changes due to a warmer climate, with probable ripple effects for birds, bees and other animals. (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 A unique 39-year study of wildflower blooms in a Colorado Rocky Mountain meadow shows more than two-thirds of alpine flowers have changed their blooming pattern in response to climate change. Not only are half the flowers beginning to bloom weeks earlier, but...

2013-05-17 23:22:29

Just in time for Wildflower! Richardson´s Arts and Music Festival is City of Richardson´s very own answer to the likes of Austin City Limits and South by Southwest! Introducing their first ever app for the festival designed pro bono by four students from The University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas). Richardson, TX (PRWEB) May 17, 2013 Just in time for Wildflower! Richardson´s Arts and Music Festival is City of Richardson´s very own answer to the likes of Austin City...

2012-06-02 23:01:15

Company creates large selection of personalized custom seed packets for a memorial favor or keepsake. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 02, 2012 Plantable memorials are creative ideas to honor the memory of a loved one who has recently passed. Because so many people are environmentally conscious, planting a memorial can be a very attractive idea to many bereaved families. The Funeral Program Site (http://www.funeralprogram-site.com) company has just launched custom wildflower seed packets....

2012-05-13 23:01:03

After two years of trials and research, the UK´s largest ever man-made wildflower meadows were sown this week to flower gold around the Olympic Stadium in 77 days´ time. (PRWEB) May 13, 2012 After two years of trials and research, the UK´s largest ever man-made wildflower meadows were sown this week to flower gold around the Olympic Stadium in 77 days´ time. The riverbank meadows of bee-friendly cornflowers, marigolds, Californian poppies and prairie flowers have been...

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2011-06-20 07:58:55

High-mountain wildflower season reduced, affecting pollinators like bees, hummingbirds It's summer wildflower season in the Rocky Mountains, a time when high-peaks meadows are dotted with riotous color. But for how long? Once, wildflower season in montane meadow ecosystems extended throughout the summer months. But now scientists have found a fall-off in wildflowers at mid-season. They published their results, funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), in the current issue of the...

2011-01-14 12:30:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center has partnered with producer Julie Woodley to present "In the Wildflowers" program, a 10-part DVD series aimed at educating and helping victims of childhood sexual abuse cope with their trauma as they heal in a safe and supportive environment. Woodley, a member of the national outreach team at Timberline Knolls, serves as the ministry outreach representative and works to touch as many people's lives as...

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2010-09-22 08:15:00

Florida case study contains recommendations for educators A new trend shows native wildflowers are becoming more popular with consumers. The wildflower seed industry has experienced gains in popularity over the past 30 to 40 years and is considered to be a maturing, highly competitive market. In Florida, for example, a 2005 survey estimated sales of native plants in the state totaled almost $316 million. College students do not fit the traditional demographic profile of gardening and...

2009-03-24 11:32:00

AUSTIN, Texas, March 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Brown and green could dominate as the colors most visible along many Texas roadsides this spring, rather than the preferred pastels of wildflowers Texas motorists are accustomed to seeing this time of year. Even though this may be the case, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) predicts roadways will not be completely without bright flora as wildflower seedlings struggled to survive the recent Texas drought. "Lack of adequate...

2008-09-03 15:00:27

NEW YORK, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Wildflower Records is proud to announce the release of the long-awaited album, 'Born To The Breed - A Tribute to Judy Collins, Volume I' set for October 14, 2008. 'Born To The Breed' features the original writing and poetry of Judy Collins recorded by luminary artists such as Chrissie Hynde, Joan Baez, Rufus Wainwright, Dolly Parton, Shawn Colvin, Leonard Cohen and more. The album launch will coincide with a benefit tribute concert headlined by Judy Collins...

2008-06-24 02:29:45

TRENTON, N.J. - Maybe they don't call it the Garden State for nothing. A wildflower never before seen in New Jersey has been found in a forest here. The fern-leaf scorpion-flower (Phacelia bipinnatifida) has been documented at Whittingham Wildlife Management Area in Sussex County. Environmental Protection Commissioner Lisa Jackson announced the discovery Thursday. The tiny, lavender-blue flower will be listed as endangered. The species is native to Virginia and West Virginia. - The...