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2010-06-15 05:00:00

FOX ISLAND, Wash., June 15( )/PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Black Hawk Exploration, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BHWX), announced today that the Company has received notice from the State of Nevada, Nevada Division of Minerals, that their Environmental Bond financial guarantee is in place and been accepted. The Bond Notice has been sent to the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM). Golden Black Hawk, the wholly owned subsidiary of BHWX expects to have a response within the next week from the BLM...

2010-06-01 16:37:00

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to reach often overlooked stakeholders from the building industry, Brandguard Vents along with Hayward Lumber Santa Barbara have teamed up to sponsor an event on June 3rd that will bring together local contractors, builders, fire officials from Santa Barbara City, homeowners, HOA's, members of local Firesafe Councils, insurance professionals, and local architects. The event will take place at Hayward Lumber Santa Barbara...

2010-04-28 15:00:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- As the peak of wildfire season begins, homeowners across the state are urged to prepare and protect their property by creating 100 feet of clean, open - or defensible space - around their properties to help prevent the spreading of wildfires. State Farm® Insurance is providing the California Fire Alliance a Good Neighbor Citizenship Grant of $50,000 to help create and distribute materials for the Alliance's "Take...

2010-04-21 06:00:00

BOULDER CITY, Nev., April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amerityre Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: AMTY)--Amerityre, a leading manufacturer of polyurethane flat proof tires, today announced it has begun shipping its Amerifoam G45 fire retardant packaging foam to a large aeronautical company for use in manufacturing plants. The Amerifoam G45 is a durable and lightweight flexible flame retardant foam that is ideal for use in the manufacturing and packaging industry for all kinds of different...

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2010-04-06 13:25:19

A new study reconstructing thousands of years of fire history in the southern Appalachians supports the use of prescribed fire, or controlled burns, as a tool to reduce the risk of wildfires, restore and maintain forest health and protect rare ecological communities in the region's forests. Duke University researchers used radiocarbon analysis of 82 soil charcoal samples dating from 1977 to more than 4,000 years ago to reconstruct the fire history of a 25-acre site in the Nantahala National...

2010-04-01 10:15:00

DALLAS, April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- FireScope Inc., the leading innovator of IT Service Management solutions, today announced that the FireScope Partner Program was awarded Five-Star recognition in Everything Channel's 16th annual 2010 Partner Program Guide. This award is not the first time FireScope has been recognized by Everything Channel and its CRN magazine. In 2009, FireScope was included in CRN's "25 Coolest Emerging Vendors of 2009" and was previously included in that...

2010-03-11 12:55:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With warming temperatures and spring winds increasing fire dangers across Pennsylvania, Governor Edward G. Rendell has proclaimed March 14-20 as Wildfire Prevention Week and urged residents to be extra vigilant. Nearly 85 percent of Pennsylvania's wildfires occur in March, April and May before the greening of state woodlands and brush lands. "Although March weather can be very wet, it can also be very windy - and those winds can...

2010-03-09 09:00:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As spring nears and woodlands begin to dry out, the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources today announced that nearly $667,000 in grants is available to help Pennsylvania's rural communities better guard against the threat of fires in forested, undeveloped and unprotected areas. "Although some areas may still have some snow on the ground, changing weather conditions can quickly usher in wildfire dangers that emphasize the...

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2010-02-24 14:49:54

With a changing climate there's a good chance that forest fires in the Pacific Northwest will become larger and more frequent "“ and according to one expert speaking today at a professional conference, that's just fine. The future of fire in this region is difficult to predict, will always be variable, and undoubtedly a part of the future landscape. People should understand, however, that fire is not only inevitable but also a valuable part of forest ecosystems and their management,...

2010-02-18 09:06:00

Project will address safety for nearby communities; preserve Barrens unique habitat STATE COLLEGE, Pa., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission officials today announced that they plan to conduct controlled burns on the Scotia Barrens on State Game Land 176 in Patton Township, Centre County, to improve habitat conditions within this unique ecosystem. Originally outlined in public meetings and meetings with news media in the area in March of 2009, Game Commission...


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.