Friday, April 29, 2005
Wednesday, April 27, 2005
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From National Wildlife Federation newsletter
Ken Rand: Interview with Ken Rand by Joy V. Smith
A day at an Anheuser-Busch Adventure Park is filled with extraordinary animals, but appreciation for wildlife doesn't have to stop at the exit gate. The new attraction at Busch Garden's Tampa Bay now teaches visitors how to build a Backyard Wildlife HabitatTM site and enjoy wildlife at home. It truly is a place you must see for yourself. Come and take a look!
From National Wildlife Federation e-mail newsletter
Monday, April 25, 2005
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Thursday, April 21, 2005
Earth Day message from Steven Seagal:
Being an action hero means fighting a lot of important battles.
The fight to protect the Earth is one we can't afford to lose.
If you've seen me in On Deadly Ground or Fire Down Below you know I'm not a "Johnny-Come-Lately" to the environmental movement. I re-wrote those scripts hoping I could make the world a better place and bring people's awareness about the environment to a higher level.
(From The National Wildlife Federation e-mail)
Tuesday, April 19, 2005
... many Americans are choosing to build new homes from the ground up. But before you put your present home on the market or notify your landlord that you want out of your lease, you should know that few homes are built in a day, or even in a year, for that matter. About how long can a homebuilder spend designing and constructing a new house? Bob Hale, former president of the Los Angeles chapter of The American Institute of Architects, is an expert on what it takes to build a new home, from the first design sketches to the moment the moving trucks arrive with furniture.
Saturday, April 16, 2005
When the hurricane hit, the Florida building industry felt the impact in every way possible. Building materials for construction projects were diverted to help shore up damaged homes and buildings. Crews, already working at capacity, were mobilized around the clock. And contractors, whose homes and businesses themselves were damaged or destroyed, set aside those needs and focused on the business of rebuilding the state.
The contractors' stories are many and varied, but all provide a glimpse of how the building industry pitched in to help the state recover. From providing food at the disaster site, to creating programs and offering financial assistance, to climbing up on roofs and stretching resources, the building pros were on the job – and continue to be.
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