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for Friend of Wildlife Vol. 37 Issue 5, Sept/Oct 1990
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On August 1, the USS Yancey became the largest ship ever used for an artificial reef in North Carolina’s waters. The ship should attract bait fish and larger game fish outside of Beaufort Inlet.
Making Balsam Lake handicapped-accessible is an ongoing project of the U.S. Forest Service Highlands Ranger District and Physically Challenged Inc., a nonprofit group based in Sylva. The land, lake and lodge are now open to public use.
For 27 years, the U.S. Forest Service has been conducting annual surveys of bald eagles and ospreys in national forests of North Carolina. Data shows a remarkable increase in populations of both species.
The North Carolina Wildlife Federation began out of the labor of hunters and anglers concerned about the future of wildlife resources in the state. Conservation programs funded by sportsmen have resulted in many wildlife populations increasing to all-time high levels.
Bottomland hardwoods in the Roanoke River National Wildlife Refuge are essential areas that help to control flooding, filter water, and provide wildlife habitat. But different people see the bottomlands in different ways. Jerry Holloman, manager of the refuge, is trying to show local citizens why the areas are so important.