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13860
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Zlotnicki discusses the Boykin spaniel, a versatile hunting dog, which can work as a retriever of waterfowl and as an upland hunter flushing birds.
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Over one hundred years ago anadromous fish had unrestricted movement up the Cape Fear River in the spring. These types of fish live in salt water and spawn in fresh water. However, construction of three locks and dams in the early 1900s blocked their movement. In June 2001, the Army Corps of Engineers began work on rock arch rapids at Lock & Dam No. 1. When completed this stepladder will allow the fish to swim past the dam and further upstream.
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18086
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Katie Wilson has hunted in Stanly County and the surrounding area for most of her life. She shot her first rabbit at age 10. She later expanded to quail, squirrels and wild turkeys. When she wasn't hunting, she was fishing. She got a late start on deer hunting, beginning at 80, but now, at age 97, she can count 43 deer she has taken. However, when she reached age 90, she stopped hunting in an elevated stand.
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18501
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The January 2012 issue of WILDLIFE IN NORTH CAROLINA presents the winning photographs from the 2011 photography contest. This is the competition's seventh year. Over 1,000 photographers entered 3,689 photographs. The contest was open to amateurs and professional photographers. This issue presents the top photographs in the following ten categories: birds; mammals; reptiles and amphibians; invertebrates; wild plants; outdoor recreation; wild landscapes; animal behavior; youth photographer, 13-17; and youth photographer, 12 and under.
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20290
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Zlotnicki describes the NC Wildlife Resources Commission's Game Lands Program. The program has over two million acres (including national forests) and the Commission actively manages about half a million of that. The program's primary purpose is to provide opportunities for hunting and at the same time conserve wildlife species. The Piedmont and Coastal Plains regions are highlighted.
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21394
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This is the first year that the photography competition was open to subscribers only, and it reduced the number of entries from previous years. There were ten categories--birds; mammals; reptiles and amphibians; invertebrates; wild plants; outdoor recreation; wild landscapes; animal behavior; youth photographers 13-17; youth photographers 12 and under--plus the grand prize.  There were 1,611 images entered and judged by Mike Dunn of the NC Museum of Natural Sciences and three from NC Wildlife Magazine--Marsh Tillett, art director, Alyssa Stephen, graphic designer; and Melissa McGaw, magazine photographer.
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23072
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Kelly Barefoot, owner of Custom Lures Unlimited, makes fishing lures. Since launching his first website in 2004, his business has taken off and many purchase his custom-made lures with productive results.
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23919
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The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission's mussel breeding program increases the number of fresh water mussels in the state. Researchers study the mussels' behaviors and evaluate the effects of natural and human activity on this endangered population.
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24497
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North Carolina’s Wildlife Resources Commission is in the process of developing more public shooting ranges across the state. The first public range opened in 2006, but since 2012, six more have either opened or are in the planning stages. The Commission aims to create safe, readily available ranges for North Carolinians who partake in hunting and shooting sports.
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24768
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The January/February 2016 issue of WILDLIFE IN NORTH CAROLINA presents the winning photographs from the 2015 photography contest. Amateur and professional photographers entered 1,500 photographs for the 2015 competition. This issue presents the top photographs in the following ten categories: birds; mammals; reptiles and amphibians; invertebrates; wild plants; outdoor recreation; wild landscapes; animal behavior; youth photographer, 13-17; and youth photographer, 12 & under.
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16683
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The acrylic painting, \"Redheads in Needlerush,\" by Delaware artist Richard Clifton is this year's 2012 North Carolina Waterfowl Conservation Stamp and Print. This is the second year in a row that his painting won, and he placed second in the 2010 contest. Over thirty wildlife artists from twenty states submitted entries.
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16935
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Christine Kelly, a wildlife diversity biologist with the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, is one of nine nationwide recipients of a 2011 Recovery Champion Award given by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for outstanding efforts to preserve endangered species. Kelly was honored for her work with the Northern flying squirrel which is found only in small groups in the state's highest mountains.
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16907
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Seventeen-year-old Tyler Shields of Murphy is the new holder of the state record for striped bass. He landed the 66-pound fish March 31, 2012 at Hiawassee. The fish exceeded the old freshwater record by twelve pounds and the state saltwater record by two pounds.
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21395
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This is the second year that the photography competition was open to subscribers (for adults, and there were 1,235 submissions in the following categories--birds; mammals; reptiles and amphibians; invertebrates; wild plants; outdoor recreation; wild landscapes; animal behavior; youth photographers 13-17; youth photographers 12 and under--plus the grand prize. Judges were Mike Dunn NC Museum of Natural Sciences and four from NC Wildlife Magazine--Marsh Tillett, art director, Katie Parland and Bryant Cole, graphic designers; and Melissa McGaw, magazine photographer.
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18499
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Eddie Bridges of Greensboro was awarded the Budweiser Conservationist of the Year title in 2004. He received a $50,000 grant which he put into his NC Wildlife Habitat Foundation. The foundation has raised $4 million to fund projects across the state. In 2012, Field & Stream Magazine named him its 2012 Conservation Hero of the Year.
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