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  Great Plains - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Great Plains is the westernmost portion of the vast North American Interior Plains, which extend east to the Appalachian Plateau.
The High Plains is used in a more general sense to refer to the elevated region of the Great Plains generally west of the 100th meridian, which roughly corresponds with the line west of which there is 20 inches (500 mm) of rainfall a year or less.
Historically, the Great Plains were the range of the bison and of the Great Plains culture of the Native American tribes of the Blackfeet, Crow, Sioux, Cheyenne, Arapaho, Comanche and others.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Great_Plains   (1132 words)

  
 About Great Plains Zen Center | Great Plains Zen Center & Myoshinji -- Subtle Mind Temple
The Great Plains Zen Center, located in the northwest suburbs of Chicago, is a Soto Zen temple, and in particular a member organization of the White Plum Asanga, established by Taizan Maezumi Roshi at the Zen Center of Los Angeles.
The Great Plains Zen Center is also the host institution of Myoshinji (Subtle Mind Temple), a rural retreat center located near the town of Monroe in Green County, Wisconsin.
Great Plains is also the parent institution of the Great Wave Zen Sangha, a center located in Ludington, Michigan.
www.greatplainszen.org   (249 words)

  
 Great Plains Gypsies Press
While the Great Plains Gypsies may reside in the largest metropolis in the state, Whitaker says the band's moniker is still reflective of its musical roots.
Great Plains Gypsies is the band that Whitaker put together after his NIU band came to Chicago and promptly broke up.
Great Plains Gypsies are diverse songwriters who aren't contained by conventional wisdom, and who let the song fuel their direction.
www.greatplainsgypsies.com /press.html   (4919 words)

  
 International Wolf Center Intermediate Wolf Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A typical Great Plains wolf is between 4 1/2 and 6 1/2 feet long, from snout to tail, weighs from 60 to 110 pounds, and may have a coat of gray, fl or buff with red-ish coloring.
Typical prey for the Great Plains wolf consists of white-tailed deer, moose, beaver, snowshoe hare, and smaller birds and mammals.
The historic range of the Great Plains wolf was throughout the United States and the southern regions of Canada.
www.wolf.org /wolves/learn/intermed/inter_gray/plains.asp   (392 words)

  
 * Great Plains Toad - (Reptile & Amphibian): Definition
The Great Plains Toad is a medium sized toad reaching snout-vent lengths of up to 4 inches.
Great Plains toads are the second largest amphibian at the ponds (the largest females are 4 inches).
A number of small ponds are especially helpful to amphibians living in grasslands such as the crawfish frog, plains leopard frog, great plains toad and smallmouth salamander.
en.mimi.hu /reptile/great_plains_toad.html   (253 words)

  
 StartupJournal | Great Plains Airlines
Great Plains says its traffic is recovering and is down only about 13% from levels before the Sept. 11 terror attacks.
James Swartz, Great Plains' chief executive, asked a large gathering of Rotarians in Tulsa recently if they wanted to fly to Colorado Springs, a huge number raised their hands.
The accompanying chart is a glimpse at how Great Plains views its world, at least as it existed before the attacks of Sept. 11.
www.startupjournal.com /columnists/challengers/greatplains/20011010-wysocki.html   (666 words)

  
 Report of the Great Plains Drought Area Committee
The agricultural economy of the Great Plains will become increasingly unstable and unsafe, in view of the impossibility of permanent increase in the amount of rainfall, unless over cropping, over grazing and improper farm methods are prevented.
The basic cause of the present Great Plains situation is an attempt to impose upon the region a system of agriculture to which the Plains are not adapted to bring into a semi arid region methods which, on the whole, are suitable only for a humid region.
The Great Plains area has climatic attributes which cannot be altered by any act of man, although they may slowly become changed, for better or worse, by natural weather cycles which we cannot yet predict.
newdeal.feri.org /hopkins/hop27.htm   (4809 words)

  
 The GEOLOGIC STORY of the GREAT PLAINS
The history of events that produced the landscape of the Great Plains is interpreted both from the materials that compose the landforms and from the landforms themselves.
With renewed uplift and volcanism in the mountains at the end of this period, great quantities of sediment again were carried to the plains by streams and spread over the northern Great Plains and southeastward to the arch or divide separating the Williston and Anadarko basins (fig.
At the end of Ogallala deposition, some 5 million years ago, the Great Plains, with the exception of the uplifted and the volcanic areas, was a vast, gently sloping plain that extended from the mountain front eastward to beyond the present Missouri River in some places.
www.lib.ndsu.nodak.edu /govdocs/text/greatplains/text.html   (10134 words)

  
 microsoft great plains
For that reason, a Microsoft great plains consultant is dedicated to exceeding the expectations of its clients and believes that if we succeed in helping our clients achieve their business objectives, then our success will follow.
With a primary focus on the middle-market, a Microsoft great plains consultant offers practical and cost effective solutions in the areas of financial applications, manufacturing and distribution, e-business and systems integration, network and network security services, and web design and development.
A Microsoft great plains consultant provides advanced solutions and advisory services through information systems planning and integration, selection and implementation of packaged business application and e-business solutions using the Internet, client/server and database technologies.
www.avidware.net /great-plains-consultant.asp   (465 words)

  
 Great Plains Ag Credit
Great Plains Ag Credit serves the vast agricultural production and ranch-land areas in the North and South Plains of Texas, where enormous quantities of cattle, grain, cotton and other crops are produced.
Great Plains continues to provide credit services to more operators and owners of rural real estate throughout the region.
Severe weather was prevalent the South Plains during the growing season resulting in devastating crop damage, especially to cotton in several areas.
www.greatplainsagcredit.com   (410 words)

  
 Great Plains Natural Gas Co. - Welcome!
Great Plains provides 24-hours-a-day emergency repair service through a network of local offices.
Great Plains Natural Gas Co. is a division of MDU Resources Group, Inc. (NYSE: MDU), an investor-owned company headquartered in Bismarck, North Dakota.
Great Plains Natural Gas Co., with General Offices in Fergus Falls and District Offices in Marshall, Minnesota, began operations in 1966.
www.gpng.com   (152 words)

  
 US National Assessment of Climate Change.  Overview: Great Plains
While farming and ranching are still the primary land uses of the Great Plains, urban areas provide housing and jobs for two-thirds of the region's people.
Although precipitation increases are projected for parts of the Great Plains, increased evaporation due to rising air temperatures are projected to surpass these increases, resulting in net soil moisture declines for large parts of the region.
The native grasslands, shrublands, forests, and riparian ecosystems of the Great Plains are home to a variety of plants and animals.
www.usgcrp.gov /usgcrp/Library/nationalassessment/overviewgreatplains.htm   (2091 words)

  
 Great Plains History
Great Plains Manufacturing, Inc. was started on April 1, 1976.
Great Plains Manufacturing encompasses eight manufacturing facilities with a total of approximately 750,000 square feet.
Great Plains workers are well trained and even more, they practice a family-oriented mid-western work ethic, where quality is attached to personal pride.
www.greatplainsmfg.com /corporate/aboutus/history.html   (330 words)

  
 Microsoft Dynamics GP Implementation and Microsoft Dynamics GP consulting services
Microsoft Great Plains is part of MBS product suite and provides a comprehensive accounting and business management system.
Great Plains improves order accuracy by simplifying the order entry process and reducing order entry and customer response time enormously.
Great Plains has a robust harmonized architecture that is closely integrated.
www.navintconsulting.com /articles/microsoft-great-plains.php   (541 words)

  
 M001221 - Microsoft Buys Great Plains   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Great Plains is a developer of accounting, human resources and customer relations management software for high end small and medium business.
Great Plains itself recently absorbed Solomon Software, so Microsoft is acquiring the customer base of both accounting software companies.
Originally developed for DOS, Great Plains' software was moved to Windows fairly early, and with Great Plains aspirations to move up the economic scale, it adopted the Client Server model.
www.aaxnet.com /news/M001221.html   (344 words)

  
 Alzheimers Association of the Great Plains : Top Level : Welcome
Great advances in research are being made every day.
The Alzheimer's Association of the Great Plains began in the early 1980s with just a few caregivers who met periodically and eventually formed support groups.
The Great Plains Chapter now serves 80 counties in Nebraska and all of Wyoming.
www.alzgreatplains.org   (275 words)

  
 The Great Plains Toad - A Species of Special Concern
The Great Plains Toad is an indicator of wetland health.
The Great Plains Toad is one of three Manitoba toads.
The Great Plains Toad is the largest of the three species.
www.ducks.ca /ohmic/english/special/gptoad.html   (617 words)

  
 Center for Great Plains Studies, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
The region invites inquiry into the relationships between the environment and the cultures brought to it by its various inhabitants, as well as the implications of these relationships for the future.
The purpose of the Center is to promote a greater understanding of the people, culture, history, and environment of the Great Plains through a variety of research, teaching, and outreach programs.
To achieve this broad objective, the Center encompasses eight divisions: the Great Plains Art Museum, three academic journals, undergraduate and graduate programs, editing projects, research support, outreach programs, annual interdisciplinary symposia, and Fellows and Associate Fellows.
www.unl.edu /plains   (132 words)

  
 Great Plains Deer Hunting 2004
Great Plains deer hunters took their share of big bucks last season.
Deer hunters in the Great Plains states of Nebraska, Kansas, North Dakota, and South Dakota are in for another banner year of deer hunting.
There will be few deer management unit and permit changes in most states, but for the most part the outlook is on a par with those of the last two or three years.
www.greatplainsgameandfish.com /hunting/whitetail-deer-hunting/gp_aa101304a   (2460 words)

  
 Center for Great Plains Studies, University of Nebraska-Lincoln   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
OUR HISTORY — The Great Plains Art Museum opened in 1981 after a generous donation from Dr. John and Elizabeth Christlieb of Bellevue, Nebraska.
The Christliebs donated to the Center for the Great Plains Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln their valued collection of western art, library of western Americana, and provided an endowment for the care and maintenance of the Collection.
The Great Plains Art Collection is the home to many works of art by such artists as Lyman Byxbe, Ray Ellis, Michael Forsberg, Veryl Goodnight, Laurie Houseman-Whitehawk, Keith Jacobshagen, Christina McPhee, Herb Mignery and Grant Wood.
www.unl.edu /plains/gallery/gallery.html   (330 words)

  
 Microsoft Great Plains Implementation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Great Plains is MS SQL Server based application and SQL scripting/stored procedures is the choice for ongoing integration.
The second option is Great Plains Integration Manager — it is end-user tool and it should be considered if the integration volume is low or moderate (up to thousand transactions per day).
Microsoft Great Plains, being SQL application allows you to deploy such tools as Crystal Reports to create healthcare-specific reports for your clients, contractors, state and federal regulation authorities.
www.freezinesite.com /articles.cgi/read/3752/Microsoft-Great-Plains-Implementation.html   (204 words)

  
 great plains accounting software   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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 GPPPI: Great Plains Public Policy Institute - Research Topic Articles Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
That "Shrine of Democracy" with its four great presidents should burn in every American's heart and soul as the symbol for freedom and democracy.
And even though "Great Faces, Great Places" has been a successful slogan, perhaps we should promote South Dakota home of "The Shrine of Democracy" as our single message to America.
South Dakota should respond to those changes and encourage America to be a part of "The Shrine of Democracy." It will take leadership, innovation, focus, understanding, and statewide united support from the tourism industry, but after all that is how 9-11 has changed America.
www.greatplainsppi.org /ResearchArticlePage.cfm?ArtID=142   (861 words)

  
 Great Plains @ National Geographic Magazine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
If there was any surprise in the findings of the 2000 U.S. census, it wasn't so much the loss of population from half the counties in the Great Plains; those numbers had been ebbing for decades.
Tourism is occasionally touted as an economic panacea not only for the reservation but for the region as well, as if frigid winters, sizzling summers, constant wind, and a paucity of traveler services were mere inconveniences, easily tolerated in the pursuit of all this glorious open space.
Experience the changing landscape of the Great Plains and meet the people determined to change with it.
magma.nationalgeographic.com /ngm/0405/feature1/index.html   (1066 words)

  
 eEmpACT: News/Events   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Through the development of eEmpACT and its seamless integration with Microsoft Outlook and Great Plains Dynamics, this couldn’t be a better opportunity for you, our valued customers and a tremendous milestone for eEmpACT Software and Prairie Development.
Doug Burgum, Chairman and CEO Great Plains said, “It should be no surprise to you that as Microsoft developed its strategies to revolutionize business for small and medium sized companies, they looked to Great Plains.
Great Plains will operate as a Microsoft Division, led by the current leadership team.
www.eempact.com /news/display_news.php?id=4   (314 words)

  
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