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2012-08-29 23:01:01

QTAC, the latest product release from MTECH, Inc., is a self-contained firefighting apparatus designed to be carried on ATVs, UTVs, or in passenger truck beds. Chico, CA (PRWEB) August 28, 2012 MTECH, Inc., has expanded its line of firefighting equipment to include the QTAC, a portable, personal-sized firefighting system designed to knock down fires before they escalate. “The idea for QTAC came after a rancher lost control of a prescribed burn, resulting in a wildfire," explains...

Logging Vital To Sustainability Of Ecosystem
2012-07-25 15:02:12

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to researchers from Oregon State University and Michigan State University, active forest management will help reduce the chances of a devastating, habitat-destroying wildfire. While targeted logging, tree thinning, and other fuel reduction activities might be a short term detriment to forested habitats of the Western U.S., they are vital to maintaining the long-term sustainability of this ecosystem, said the team´s...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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