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  • Ferry Beach State Park History

    Ferry Beach State Park is located in Saco Maine, between Old Orchard Beach and Camp Ellis. The park is nestled on 117 acres of beautiful land ranging from forested areas with luscious trees, to white sand beaches. One of the most popular draws to the park are the hiking trails where you can spend an afternoon taking in the awe inspiring views of the different eco systems that have made themselves at home and flourished. The trails are littered with man-made bridges that perch you above the floor of the park where you can look over all the different types of plants, and moss that lay on the floor. You are eye level with most of the shrubs and have a beautiful elevated look of the trees where you can see more of the detail than you would with being on the ground. One of the glories about the park is that it offers visitors the ability to gaze upon rare trees, one of which being the Tupelo (Black Gum) tree, rare to Maine due to the latitude, and are one of the tallest trees in the area.…

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  • Howard County Watersheds

    and marshlands. Watersheds and waterways, therefore, provide a crucial function in maintaining a stable and operative environment. Rework and simplify your thesis statement:It would be beneficial to analyze the watersheds and waterways of Howard County to evaluate the overall ecological status of the region. Howard County has a variety of different aquatic environments that connect the ocean to the land, and it is necessary to keep up with patterns and make comparisons to other areas in order…

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  • Virginia Colonies Vs New England Colonies Essay

    During the 17th century, many Europeans, especially the English came over to America in search of a life better than the one they had in England. In the early to mid 1600s, two different groups of people, the participants from the Virginia Company and the Puritans. Despite this similarity, both the participants and the Puritans had other intentions of moving to America and with this, many other differences. Taking all the advantages and disadvantages the two groups had into consideration, the…

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  • Canterbury Tales Report

    Canterbury District – you can find out detailed information on the different regions within the Canterbury District. The regions include: a. Canterbury b. Herne Bay c. Whitstable 6. eShop 7. Plan My Visit – allows you to find out more about visiting the region, such as area maps and transportation guides. Featured events Visit Canterbury is currently promoting a range of events. These include: • WhitLit Festival • Sci-Fi By the Sea • Whitstable Biennale The website is also actively encouraging…

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  • San Pedro Description

    Cities of San Pedro and Torrance The city of San Pedro is a coastal community located in the city of Los Angeles, covering 12.046 square miles. It is port city that is neighbors to the cities of Long Beach and Wilmington to its East, Harbor City to its North, and Ranchos Palos Verdes and Lomita to its West. Housing a portion of the Port of Los Angeles, San Pedro, is known as a blue collar town. With consideration to national averages the city of San Pedro is considerably high in both violent…

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  • Cree Tribe

    and Naskapi. Together, they are known as the Innu. The land they live in is referred to as the Nitassinan. Another language is called the Attikamekw. They are also inhabitants of the area they refer to as Nitaskinan, also known as “Our Land”. It is located in the upper Saint Maurice River valley of Quebec. The Attikamekw has about 4,500 speakers. In addition to the Cree Indians, there is another language called the James Bay Cree, also known at the Grand Council of the Crees. The population is…

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  • The Effects Of Extinction On The Oyster Capital Of The World

    to survive. Such identification is accomplished with the help of historical records, biophysical modeling of larvae movement, existing oyster population surveys, bottom mapping and assessments of current environmental conditions. Such multiple sources of information are needed to ensure that no potential site for successful oyster restoration is eliminated from consideration at the outset of the oyster restoration effort especially where the various sources differ in their outcome prediction.…

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  • Laurel Bay Descriptive

    The woody, balsamic aroma of bay, with its spicy undertones, is regarded as a masculine scent. It is valued in aromatherapy for its cleansing effects on the mind, body and spirit. Laurel bay, a native of the Mediterranean, has been a symbol of wisdom and peace for thousands of years; an oil can also be steam-distilled from the leaves of the West Indian bay, a native of South America. Bay is warming to the emotions. It is mildly narcotic and euphoric, helping to lift the spirits. Its…

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  • Economic Benefit Analysis

    Economic Benefits Introducing a large-scale tidal power project in the Bay of Fundy region would create employment opportunities, increase GDP and tax revenue and may decrease health care expenditures. Employment 22 000 full-time equivalent jobs are expected to arise from a large tidal power project. The planning, construction and maintenance of the turbines would require many employees during both the construction and operation and maintenance phases. The majority of these jobs would be in…

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  • Reference Ecosystem For Arimawhai Point, Great Mercury Island

    Reference Ecosystem for Arimawhai Point, Great Mercury Island Introduction When a company, community, trust or private land owner plan on creating a reserve on a degraded landscape they must consider using a reference ecosystem when in the process of planning how to create the reserve. A reference ecosystem is another ecosystem that has the same features as the planned ecosystem this can include temperature, average amount of rainfall, soil type/geology, vegetation type. Reference ecosystems…

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