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for Carolina Country Vol. 10 Issue 7, July 1978
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Carrot Island and Bird Shoals are wilderness islands across the Beaufort waterfront. When a portion of Carrot Island was bought by a developer, a group of townspeople formed the Beaufort Nature Conservancy Council to fight the sale of lots. Several local and national organizations made sizeable contributions to buy back the land and make it nature reserve.
The American Wood Council has built a 1978 Idea House in Raleigh combining new uses of wood in construction with the dignity and charm of early American architecture. The house, which is open to the public, was designed to duplicate a colonial period home in Deerfield, Massachusetts, the Dwight-Bernard house. The house illustrates the durability and versatility of wood.