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Seamster discusses how proper forestry management techniques will improve both the size and quality of deer herds and still provide for the necessary harvest of timber.
By the start of the 20th-century, wild turkeys were almost eliminated from North Carolina's forests and woodlands. However, the North Carolina Wildlife Commission's restoration program has been very successful, and the turkey population is climbing.
Against the backdrop of the North Carolina Wildlife Resource Commission's forty-year effort to return the wild turkey to abundance, Seamster relates the tale of a long-time hunter who has learned to treat the bird as a renewable resource.
Since 1970 over 3,000 wild turkeys have been relocated in North Carolina, and the state's turkey population has increased from less than 5,000 to approximately 40,000.