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26953
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Railroads have enabled the public to access resources at a faster pace, but this service is being abandoned rapidly. Consequently, management dilemmas are arising between land developments versus natural habitat protection. One suggestion is for Congress to introduce legislation that transfers back to federal ownership a certain amount of forest land for every mile of railroad track abandoned.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 29 Issue 10, Nov/Dec 1982, p6, il
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26952
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The North Carolina Wildlife Federation acknowledges two wildlife clubs for their successful work. The Pitt County Wildlife Club has been effective in communicating with members through a monthly newsletter. The Johnston County Wildlife Club is liming their fish ponds to mitigate the effects of acid rain and to improve the quality of fishing.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 29 Issue 10, Nov/Dec 1982, p4-5, il, por
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26954
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The North Carolina Wildlife Federation and the Old North State Chapter of the Telephone Pioneers of America have teamed up to co-sponsor a statewide essay contest open to eighth grade students. Essays are being solicited in all state schools on the 1983 National Wildlife Week theme, This Is Your Land – Public Lands Belong to All of Us.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 29 Issue 10, Nov/Dec 1982, p7
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26955
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Governor James B. Hunt, Jr. commended the R. J. Reynolds Industries and North Carolina Zoological Society for their financial support in building the new Aviary Section at the North Carolina Zoological Park. The unique aviary consists of numerous bird and plant species, all supported by a balanced temperature and humidity control system.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 29 Issue 10, Nov/Dec 1982, p8, por
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26950
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Acid rain is one of the significant environmental problems we face in this decade. The University of North Carolina, School of Journalism will undertake an in-depth polling of residents throughout the state to determine public concerns and knowledge of current levels of acid rain.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 29 Issue 10, Nov/Dec 1982, p2
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26951
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Hunting seasons for fox squirrels and grouse are open in North Carolina. The grouse season runs through February 28 and the squirrel season runs thought January 31. Grouse are found only in western North Carolina, near old fields, abandoned homesteads and wild apple trees.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 29 Issue 10, Nov/Dec 1982, p3, por
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26960
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Mike Mann, Executive Vice-President of the North Carolina Wildlife Federation, was awarded by the North Carolina Rifle and Pistol Association at their Annual Convention in Charlotte. Mann effectively used his expertise in legislative lobbying to help change a law to recognize the handgun as an acceptable firearm for competitive target shooting, hunting, and personal protection.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 29 Issue 10, Nov/Dec 1982, p13, por
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26956
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Governor James B. Hunt, Jr. asked the federal government to continue paying for maintenance dredging of Oregon Inlet, saying to do otherwise would threaten the fishing industry in northeastern North Carolina. The proposed 1983 budget which contains no money for the dredging would cause the inlet to close, and thereby shut down ongoing commercial fishing operations.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 29 Issue 10, Nov/Dec 1982, p9
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26958
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Numerous reports of large fish catches have been reported throughout North Carolina. Arvin Midgett, a local sportsman achieved a Grand Slam by catching a blue and a white marlin and a sailfish all in the same day. Robert Cox of Broad Creek caught a three-hundred pound sturgeon while fishing in Pamlico River.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 29 Issue 10, Nov/Dec 1982, p11
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26959
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Hydrilla is a fast growing aquatic plant creating dense surface mats which impede water flow in canals, reduce water storage in reservoirs, and interfere with recreation and navigation. In 1980, hydrilla was found in Big Lake, located in North Carolina’s Umstead State Park. Research is currently being done to determine how to enact effective hydrilla management.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 29 Issue 10, Nov/Dec 1982, p12
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26957
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Rains with an acidity of vinegar are now common throughout North Carolina and other eastern states. While numerous studies have outlined the problem of acid rain and its effects, there has been little effort to actually address the acid rain issue. Legislation is needed, not more studies.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 29 Issue 10, Nov/Dec 1982, p10
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26961
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The Carolina Decoy Collector’s and Carver’s Association was recently formed, and is dedicated to fostering interest in collecting old waterfowl decoys and waterfowl carving. New collectors in North Carolina can avoid some of the pitfalls of collecting old decoys by learning from other members.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 29 Issue 10, Nov/Dec 1982, p13
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