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Apiculture, or beekeeping, attracts around 30,000 keepers in the state. However, only around a dozen or so keep bees on a large scale - over 300 hives. Only three states have more hives than North Carolina - California, Florida, and Texas. Waldorf discusses this fast-growing pastime in the state.
North Carolina's wild turkey population, currently at 5,000, is the lowest among the Southeastern states. This number exists only because the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission began a project in 1971 to restore the turkey to its old habitats. Waldorf discusses the progress made on this project and what needs to be done to stop habitat destruction.