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9 results for North Carolina's Eastern Living Magazine Vol. 10 Issue 3, June/July 2018
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Commercial fishermen have been an integral part of Hyde County’s heritage and economy. David Gibbs, a third-generation commercial fisherman, has spent the last twenty-five years crabbing, fishing, shrimping, and oystering. As Gibbs explains, with different kinds of fishing the work varies from day to day.
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Kay Evans and her husband Jim established the Chocowinity Chicken Sanctuary and Education Center in 2007 after rescuing a chicken from the highway. They have rescued chickens from abuse cases, overturned transport trucks, illness, laboratories, and abandonment in both the commercial broiler and egg industries. Evans is committed to caring for as many birds as possible and to spreading the word about the feasibility of providing a home to a chicken.
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Earl Bailey has dedicated much of his life to the art of printmaking at the Martin County Enterprise and Weekly Herald in Williamston. When Bailey began his career in the 1960s, the newspaper used letterpresses to print type on newsprint. Though the newspaper is no longer printed in Williamston, Bailey still does a lot of press work on stationary, letterheads and business cards.
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Bertie County farmers are farming for industrial hemp through a pilot program sanctioned by the North Carolina Department of Agriculture. The production of industrial hemp was made legal in 2015, as farmers are looking for alternative crops to grow. There is still much to learn about growing this new commodity, but industrial hemp may play a role in local farming’s future.
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The world’s largest black bears and highest black bear densities are found on the Albemarle-Pamlico Peninsula of eastern North Carolina. The historic waterfront community of Plymouth is building its brand on the black bear. One popular event is the Fourth Annual North Carolina Black Bear Festival on June 2-3, 2018.
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The abundance of Longleaf Pine trees in North Carolina offered a much-needed resource in the colonies where a flow of goods depended on shipping. Tar, pitch, and turpentine were also essential exports. By 1840, North Carolina produced almost ninety-six percent of all naval stores in the country.
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Ben Rose of Roper is a master beekeeper and his honeybees are a crucial link in the development of a wide variety of crops. Without bees to pollinate the plants, there would be nothing to harvest. As one of the few commercial beekeepers in North Carolina, Rose transports his bees to various locations where crops need pollinating.
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Nick Hill’s life and career has been dedicated to the conservation and breeding of the world’s rare and endangered birds. Hill is the Curator of Birds at the Sylvan Heights Avian Breeding Center, the private aviculture and conservation facility behind Sylvan Heights Bird Park in Scotland Neck.
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North Carolina has five types of catfish including white, bullheads, blue, channel, and flatheads. In this article, the author discusses catfish fishing, catfish habitats, and catfish tournaments in North Carolina.
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