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Since its enactment in 1973, the Endangered Species Act has helped prevent the extinction of numerous plant and animal species. However, the law has also resulted in conflict. In North Carolina, there are controversies over sea turtles and freshwater fish because their protection interferes with development and fishing industry.
Conflict between landowners and hunters occasionally occurs in North Carolina, as public hunting lands become more crowded. There is still private land for hunting, but finding it takes resourcefulness, honesty and plain old-fashioned courtesy.