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22347
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Eleven conservationists have worked very hard to help preserve the wild and scenic places of Western North Carolina. They are Mike Leonard; Karen Cragnolin; Brian Payst; Paul Carlson; Sandy and Missy Schenck; Susie Hamrick Jones; John Humphrey; Tim Sweeney; and Jay Leutze.
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22415
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At one time the great forests that blanketed Western North Carolina had been burned and almost flattened by the early settlers. However, there were three visionaries in the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries--George W. Vanderbilt, Frederick L. Olmstead, and Dr. Carl Schenck--who began a conservation movement resulting in the creation of the Pisgah National Forest and a forest management school that was a model for the country--the Biltmore Forest School.
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26851
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September 26, 1981 will mark the 10th anniversary of National Hunting and Fishing Day. Over the past decade, sportsmen have spread awareness to non-sportsmen about the need for conservation and the important role hunters and fishermen play in conservation efforts.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 28 Issue 9, Sept 1981, p14
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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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28532
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Tom Noblett is a volunteer who helps trap bears, tranquilize them, and attach tracking collars to them for the NC Wildlife Resources Commission and the NC State University. Noblett describes his many encounters with bears and gives advice on how to act around them.
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36456
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Joining sustainability efforts is the nonprofit American Chestnut Foundation. Factors assuring their sustainability success included partnerships with universities possessing cutting edge technological tools, a successful breeding program at Meadowview Research Farms, and advocacy of volunteers and members known familiarly as “chestnutters.”