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23866
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Bogs are among the most imperiled habitats in the mountains. In Western North Carolina, conservationists hope to bring these ecosystems back from the brink of extinction through the creation of a wildlife refuge.
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25053
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T. Gilbert Pearson founded the North Carolina Audubon Society 100 years ago. Today the society remains focused on the goals Pearson set in place.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Spring 2003, p6-11, il, por Periodical Website
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25549
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UNC researchers are working on a model to understand the relationship between wildlife conservation interventions, societal responses, and positive outcomes. They hope their research can help inform decisions that balance conservation efforts and the livelihoods of the Masai villagers in the Serengeti.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 27 Issue 3, Spring 2011, p38-43, il, por Periodical Website
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25956
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The Eastern Wilderness Act of 1974 was approved by the US Senate. The Act designates 15 states as wilderness areas within the National Wilderness Preservation System; however, consequences of the act are its potential conflict with the Endangered Species Act.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 18 Issue 3, Summer 1974, p9
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28527
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The Butterfly Highway is a program that was started by the North Carolina Wildlife Federation in response to the decline of Monarch butterflies. The program works to restore habitat for the butterfly and other pollinators, including bees. The statewide conservation initiative, its history, and its successes are detailed.
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28537
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The giant salamander known as the eastern hellbender or Cryptobranchus alleganiensis and its conservation are detailed. A summer collaboration between the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, the U.S. Forest Service, Wild South, Warren Wilson College, UNC Asheville, and Duke University are working to give the hellbender a better chance at survival. The group is working to increase suitable habitat for hellbenders to reproduce and studying the health of the small remaining population in Western North Carolina.
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37638
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The land Timberlake Farm Earth Sanctuary rests upon currently cannot be used for development, courtesy of a conservation easement in place since 2001. In continuing to set aside the land, visitors can still experience the sacred in its hiking trails, cabins, on-site chapel, and man-made lakes. As for Timberlake’s present owner, Carolyn Toben, the site has had this effect, providing comfort and consolation during a forty year span defined by professional gain and personal loss.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 82 Issue 10, March 2015, p120-122, 124, 126 Periodical Website
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37781
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The importance of good buckshot scatter is explained in order to not waste valuable game.
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37986
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The idea that promoting conservation education in public schools is being realized by teachers, with clubs and lessons being geared toward the subject.
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37977
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To help out birds in the winter, this article shows a number of different bird feeders that can be made or bought to put in your yard.
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38004
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The 4-H Club in Johnston County is focused on wildlife conservation, with participants working to bring a better understanding of the value of wildlife and create a consciousness on the part of the farm boy and girl to the value of such a program in relation to farming, its economic value, and its recreational advantages.
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38070
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With a proclamation from the mayor for the protection of wildlife, the garden club erected signs and set up an education program for both adults and children teaching them about the economic and aesthetic value of birds.
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38130
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This avian sanctuary offers more than shelter for a myriad of water and land fowl. For North Carolina and Virginia’s public school students, it has become a popular field trip destination. On a higher education note, East Carolina University and Sylvan Heights are collaborating in endangered species conservation and research opportunities. Individuals of all ages can partake in its other educational endeavors: festivals, guided tours, conservation and research talks, field sketching workshops, and birding trips.
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38318
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With the end of hunting season, the author suggests sprucing up the habitats of game birds and game animals to ensure a good hunting season next year.
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38523
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Keeping an eye on bird nests can be a fulfilling activity, if you can find and identify them. The author lists several popular bird breeds and their nesting habitats.