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Pittard describes parks in three of North Carolina's largest cities where residents can find a quiet space amid the hubbub of city life. They are Pullen Park (Raleigh), Freedom Park (Charlotte), and Center City Park (Greensboro).
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 77 Issue 1, June 2009, p98-102, 104, 106, il Periodical Website
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26722
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The U.S. Forest Service, attempting to compensate for budget cutbacks and inflation, is proposing user fees for selected recreation areas. Money collected from annual passports and single trip permits would be used for area improvements and services.
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Friend of Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 31 Issue 4, July/Aug 1984, p10
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4596
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A $4.3 million grant from the Natural Heritage Trust enabled the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission to purchase six additional game lands tracts totaling 14,000 acres. The largest tract was the 5,784-acre Van Swamp located in Beaufort and Washington Counties. Others tracts were located in Hayward, Caldwell, Wilkes, Avery, Rutherford, and Ashe counties. The purchases add land to the game lands program and provide more acreage for hunting, fishing, and recreation.
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29626
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Gary Fenton, Greenville’s Recreation and Parks director, has big dreams for the city’s green spaces. Over the past ten years, Fenton has helped to enhance the parks and greenways. He’s currently working to develop a pedestrian bridge across the Tar River, which he believes will be an economic game changer.
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Greenville: Life in the East (NoCar F264 G8 G743), Vol. Issue , Fall 2017, p22-23, por
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31671
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Representative Roy Taylor serves as the Eleventh District’s Congressman in Asheville, and as Chairman of the Subcommittee on National Parks and Recreation in the United States House of Representatives. In this report, Taylor discusses North Carolina’s National Parks and outdoor recreation opportunities, as well as recent legislation affecting natural resources.
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31689
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About two years ago, Bill Smithwick quit his off-farm job and began developing a portion of his farm on the shores of the Pungo River into a recreation area. The area was transformed into the Riverside Campground, and it is now a thriving and growing business endeavor. The campground provides visitors with the opportunity for camping, boating, fishing and kite skiing.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 5 Issue 6, June 1973, p9, il, por Periodical Website
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