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for Friend of Wildlife Vol. 36 Issue 5, Sept/Oct 1989
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Susan Allen, the first wildlife biologist appointed to the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, finds the state at a crossroads of natural resource management. She contributes her understanding of how hunting and fishing affects wildlife population dynamics.
There is considerable debate over fee hunting in North Carolina. Many argue they have the right to hunt and should not have to pay a fee. The dilemma is further complicated by land owner rights and public land access.
Members of the North Carolina Wildlife Federation wrote letters to the governor of North Carolina in support for the establishment of Roanoke River National Wildlife Refuge. Local opposition came from residents who feared the refuge would damage plans for economic development.
Recycling is becoming a greater priority for North Carolina citizens. Municipalities and civic groups are working together to educate and promote issues regarding waste management, landfills, costs of newsprint, and pollution.
The top 500 polluters in the nation, eleven of which are in North Carolina, have been named in the National Wildlife Federation’s Toxic 500 Report. These companies release the largest amount of cancer-causing and health-endangering pollutants into the air and water.