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4842
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Piping plovers winter and summer on North Carolina's coast in areas including Cape Hatteras and Cape Lookout. However, wildlife officials report a drop in the plover population over the past several years. The migratory bird's decline is attributed to predators and loss of habitat.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Holiday 2000, p23-24, il Periodical Website
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4841
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Since the enactment of the Clean Water Act in 1972 by Congress, North Carolina has sought to improve the quality of its water. Smith reviews the progress that has been made, beginning with the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Holiday 2000, p16-20, il Periodical Website
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4843
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More women are participating in fishing tournaments. North Carolina hosts several women's tournaments, including one of the largest, the Alice Kelly Memorial Ladies Only Billfish Tournament, in Manteo. The tournament drew 23 boats in 1990, its initial year, and 90 in 2000. Green describes her trip with three veteran anglers during a fishing tournament.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Holiday 2000, p12-15, il Periodical Website
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4849
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Migratory birds face a number of dangers, both natural and manmade. One adversity coastal fishermen report is bird entanglement in fishing nets. A project funded by a North Carolina Fisheries Resource Grant is investigating whether submerged nets will catch fewer birds than floating ones.
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4850
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A good water supply is important to the growth and well-being of North Carolina. In a fifteen county area in the central coastal plain, which includes the fast-growing counties of Pitt, Lenoir, Craven and Onslow, the water supply is becoming critical. Smith describes ways a number of communities are dealing with the water supply issue and what plans the state has.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Holiday 2000, p21-22, il Periodical Website
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4844
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The leatherback turtle is the largest sea turtle, measuring six feet long and weighing almost 1,400 pounds. In 2000, this endangered species laid four nests along the coast, one at Hatteras Village, two on Ocracoke, and one at Cape Lookout. Only the Hatteras nest produced hatchlings.
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4851
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Goshen, in Jones County, was one of the first African American towns settled at the close of the Civil War. The author recounts the history of the community gleaned from visits with Goshen resident Hattie Brown, who learned the history from her grandmother.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Holiday 2000, p27-29, il, por Periodical Website