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Photos: For a second straight February, flowers and frogs have that spring feeling - Washington Post


Washington Post
Washington just witnessed its warmest back-to-back winter days in recorded history, and flora and fauna have suddenly awakened. Frogs are croaking, and some buds are bursting. But much like last year, this may be just a tease. A wintry weather pattern ...

Gov. Inslee declares Feb. 25-March 3 Invasive Species Awareness Week - Journal of the San Juan Islands


Journal of the San Juan Islands
... according to the Washington State Noxious Weed Control Board. Telling friend from foe in the natural world can be difficult at times, however. So observe Washington Invasive Species Awareness Week by learning about local flora and fauna. Contact ...

Zoologist to speak at The Gunnery on ecology of coral reefs - Litchfield County Times


Litchfield County Times
WASHINGTON — The Gunnery presents Martin Speight, emeritus professor in zoology at the University of Oxford, England, on Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Ogden D. Miller Memorial Athletic Center lower gym. Speight, who has a bachelor's degree in marine ...

George Washington Carver Biography

Mason - United States

Biography of George Washington Carver, the African American scientist who dedicated his life to agricultural and industrial research. Read about Carver's early life on a 19th century plantation, his education, and his scientific discoveries.

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About.com: George Washington Carver
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Biography and links about George Washington Carver, the 19th century African American inventor whose work led to advances in agriculture. chemistry, and textiles. With photos, pictures, and quotes.

Legacy of George Washington Carver, The
United States

Celebrating the legacy of George Washington Carver, the African American inventor renowned for developing new uses for traditional Southern crops. Includes a Carver biography, picture gallery, and links to online resources.

Wikipedia: George Washington Carver
United States

Profile of George Washinton Carver, the 19th century African American botanist and chemist. Read about Carver's early years, college education, and work under Booker T. Washington at Tuskegee University.

George Washington Carver National Monument
United States

Official site of the George Washington Carver National Monument, the boyhood home of African American scientist and inventor George Washington Carver. Includes park news and events, as well as Carver photos, biography, and lesson plans.

Who2 Profile: George Washington Carver
United States

Introduction to the famed African American scientist. Includes a short profile, fact sheet, and links to related figures and web resources.

George Washington Carver: A Kansas Portrait
United States

Short biography of George Washington Carver, the agricultural scientist who was born into slavery in 1864. Includes a portrait of Carver and information about his life and inventions.

National Inventors Hall of Fame: George Washington Carver
United States

Profile of George Washington Carver, the trailblazing African American scientist. Carver developed crop-rotation methods for conserving nutrients in soil and discovered new uses for crops such as the peanut.

Tuskegee University - Dr. George W. Carver
United States

Tribute to George Washington Carver, the 19th century scientist, educator, and inventor of everything from textile machinery to peanut butter. From Tuskegee University.

George Washington University Medical Center
United States

Combines traditional medical school microbiology with translational research programs devoted to tropical and emerging infectious diseases.

The George Washington University - Department of Biological Sciences
United States

General information, program overview, faculty and staff.