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26529
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The North Carolina General Assembly plans to invest over $9 billion in the state highway program. To help diminish the possible environmental side effects, concerned citizens can get involved in the planning process. They can also urge county governments to implement a Natural Areas Inventory for protecting sensitive habitat.
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Friend of Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 37 Issue 4, July/Aug 1990, p3, il
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26572
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North Carolina’s Natural Heritage Program biologists are searching for our finest remaining natural areas to protect them from destruction. They are particularly interested in finding remnants of mature longleaf pine dominated forests in the Coastal Plan and Sandhills region and for intact bogs and swamps in the Mountain region.
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Friend of Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 36 Issue 3, June 1989, p10-11, il
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26585
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The North Carolina National Heritage Program monitors and records the locations of the state’s natural diversity. So far, 850 natural areas with exceptional importance have been identified throughout the state. Landowners have voluntarily pledged to protect parts of these areas and have registered them as Natural Heritage Areas.
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Friend of Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 36 Issue 4, July/Aug 1989, p9, il
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26683
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An endangered plant species called small-flowered heartleaf or dwarf ginger will be protected through steps taken today by Duke Power Company. Henson’s Creek Ravine in Rutherford County contains one of the largest populations of the species, and is now registered on the official North Carolina Registry of Natural Heritage Areas.
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Friend of Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 32 Issue 3/4, May/Aug 1985, p15
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26899
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The Registry of Natural Heritage Areas is a way to identify and encourage protection of North Carolina’s finest natural areas and diversity. So far, over one hundred natural areas have been registered as protected by their owners. They are protecting resources such as waterfowl, marshes, coastal cypress forests, sea turtle nesting beaches, and rare Piedmont plant habitats.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 29 Issue 5, May 1982, p5
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8343
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The North Carolina Natural Heritage Program strives to inventory and protect plants, animals, and habitats at significant natural areas, such as Rumbling Bald Mountain. The program has operated for thirty years. Lynch discusses the expert field work done by biologists and botanists that helps agencies and private groups decide on funding needed to preserve ecologically valuable places.
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