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26872
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Many of the nation’s best remaining wildlife habitats are threatened by uncontrolled population growth and development. A report by the National Wildlife Federation examined ten endangered habitats in need of federal protection. These areas include the Bridger-Teton National Forest, Columbia River Basin, California Desert, Chesapeake Bay, Mississippi Delta, Adirondack Lakes, prairie potholes, tallgrass prairies, and barrier islands of the East and Gulf Coast.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 28 Issue 12, Dec 1981, p14, il
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26871
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The National Park Service has proposed changes in the official route for the Appalachian National Scenic Trail, which passes through North Carolina and thirteen other states. Changes in the route include relocations of rights-of-way. These changes were negotiated with affected landowners, trail clubs, and government representatives in the Park Service trail protection program.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 28 Issue 12, Dec 1981, p13
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26868
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River otters, one of the largest members of the weasel family, are found throughout most of North Carolina. Although popular information on otters is abundant, there are very few scientific facts about their biology, population status, and ecology. Biologists at North Carolina State University are studying the otters to inform management.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 28 Issue 12, Dec 1981, p3, il
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26867
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The population of wild turkeys in the United States has increased due to restocking programs and effective wildlife management. The National Wild Turkey Federation is selling limited edition stamps and art prints to raise money for continued turkey research and management. This year’s stamp was designed by acclaimed wildlife artist David A. Maass.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 28 Issue 12, Dec 1981, p3, il
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26866
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The hunting of migratory gamebirds without webs between their toes, such as doves and rails, would require a special stamp if the Webless Migratory Gamebird Research Fund and Permit Act is passed by Congress. This would provide wildlife biologists with funding to gather information on the migration and population of these gamebirds.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 28 Issue 12, Dec 1981, p2, il
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26869
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The National Wildlife Federation and other conservation groups are supporting legislation that will reduce federal subsidies for development of barrier islands. This would save tax dollars and curtail destruction of barrier islands, such as the Outer Banks of North Carolina.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 28 Issue 12, Dec 1981, p10, il
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26870
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The National Wildlife Federation listed North Carolina as a state extremely vulnerable to the harmful effects of acid rain. The harsh acidity levels put fisheries and soil at risk.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 28 Issue 12, Dec 1981, p12, il
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