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5848
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Hundreds of millponds, some dating to the 1700s, dot the state's Piedmont and Coastal Plain. No longer needed to power mills, these ponds provide areas for fishermen and vital habitats for wildlife. Manuel discusses the historical development of millponds and describes Bennett's Millpond in Chowan County and Tulls Millpond in Lenoir County.
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Record #:
28305
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A comparative ecology study of turtles inhabiting five golf courses and five farm ponds was conducted in the western Piedmont of North Carolina. Results indicate that both farm and golf course ponds can provide habitat for semi-aquatic turtles, and that the surrounding landscape can influence species abundances.
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29115
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Jordan’s Mill Pond in Northampton County is a three-hundred-acre freshwater pond, complete with a mill house and dam. According to legend around the town of Seaboard, the mill house is over 150 years old. The pond’s ownership changed numerous times over the years but now the mill is no longer running.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 6 Issue 1, Jan/Feb 1978, p42-43, il
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