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for Friend of Wildlife Vol. 48 Issue 3, Fall 2000
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North Carolina has ten national wildlife refuges that offer a haven for wildlife such as red wolves, migratory birds and waterfowl. The refuges were established primarily for wildlife protection and conservation, but they also provide opportunities for low-impact recreation and nature observation.
The North Carolina oyster industry began its ascent in the 1880s, bringing together local laborers and Chesapeake oystermen to develop a thriving economy. With this prosperity, however, came controversy and overharvesting. Now oysters have practically vanished from North Carolina.