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    The City of Grand Prairie was incorporated in 1909; however, the community was first recognized under the name Dechman in 1863 after its founder, Alexander McRae Dechman. Ironically, the first post office in town opened in 1877 under the name “Deckman” because a employee at the U.S. Post Office could not read the writing on the form. Later in 1877 the name of the town changed to Grand Prairie. Today, Grand Prairie is 81 miles squared and is ideally located between Dallas and Fort Worth. An estimated 150,000 people call Grand Prairie home. The average age of residents is 32, the median household effective buying income is $43,100 (2003), and the avrage value of a new home was $170,000 in June 2004. Grand Prairie’s founder, Alexander Dechman,…

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    My Observation Of School

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    Part I - The Community and School Culture My school of choice to do my observation is Lorenzo de Zavala Elementary Science Environmental Academy located in Grand Prairie south of Interstate 20. Zavala sets on a land adjusted to Jackson Middle School. The school is directly impacted by residential houses and an open field. In the back of Zavala there is a garden and a greenhouse. Next to the garden there is a gated play area that has a basketball court for the public and remains open daily…

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    A lot more taco discover in Grand Prairie One of the most lively city of Canada, Grand Prairie has very celebrating ambiance right from the welcoming of trumpeter swans to discoveries of Dinosaurs in its north and west region. Just like the most preferred place of migration by the flock of trumpeter swans this place has a very social approach of celebrating togetherness in its arts, religion and every other events of Grand Prairie. No matter you are visiting for the first time or another…

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    As a Grand Prairie Police Supervisor, it is critical to understand leadership expectations and foster a new generation of leaders to assume command in the future. Leadership and management are not synonymous. Leaders lead people while managers manage tasks. Grand Prairie Police Supervisors should be leaders first who manage second. Below is list of leadership principles and expectations for all Grand Prairie Police Department Supervisors with a goal of fostering leadership. It is important that…

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    People drive past the Grand Prairie Boys and Girls club everyday without blinking an eye and the building itself has no significance in their daily proceedings. But to me this such building has been monumental in my life and future. My club experience has been one of fond memories full of satisfaction, life long friends that I would call my brothers, and guidance towards my future as a young man. This club is not only a place for young men and women to stay off the streets it is a place for the…

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    Savannas Description

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    Overall Description Savannas are characterized by flat, grassy plains with few trees. The word “savanna” comes from zabana in Taino (a language used by a now-extinct Native American group that lived in the Bahamas). Zabana was used to describe vast, dry, and treeless fields, but definition has expanded over time to even include grasslands of Florida and plains with palm trees in Venezuela. Climate Savannas normally undergo wet summers and dry winters. During the dry season, most of the little…

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    Part One The Great North American Prairie covers 1.4 million square miles and is made up of the following U.S. states; Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Wyoming, Colorado and New Mexico. It is also made up of a few provinces in Canada including Alberta and Manitoba. Rainfall is more common in the East than it is in the West of the prairies. Rainfall levels can reach up to 21 inches and go down to 12 inches depending on where you are within the prairie. It's…

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    Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie is the first national tallgrass prairie in the country was established in 1996. The remnant prairie land once housed part of the former Joliet Army Ammunition Plant is now Midewin. Since the land transfer from the Department of Defense to the U.S. Forest Service, the U.S. Forest Service along with other federal & non-governmental partner manage the restoration of the 19,161 acres of the historical prairie habitat. In 2004 Midewin was opened to the public. Forms…

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    language that prairie dogs speak is very interesting. I believe that prairie dogs language has many aspects that human language has, but they don’t possess all of the same aspects. I don’t believe prairie dogs language uses displacement, prevarication, or reflectiveness. And I am unsure if the possess the ability to be creative with their language. However, I also don’t think enough is known about the prairie dogs language to be completely sure they aren’t able to lie or refer to other places or…

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    and the European polecat[1]. They are fossorial and nocturnal hunters that can be seen during the day[1]. Most of their diet is prairie dogs, but they do eat voles, rabbits, and mice on occasion[1]. They hunt for their food year-round, even in deep snows and negative temperatures[1]. They are capable of digging well, but instead utilize pre-dug prairie dog burrows as their homes[1]. It is said that they can live in the wild for 3 to 5 years, and that male BFFs are larger than the females[2].…

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