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8 results for Wildlife in North Carolina Vol. 15 Issue 9, Sept 1951
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6601
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In 1897, the state's last native beavers were trapped in Stokes County. Several unsuccessful attempts to reintroduce beavers were made in the early 20th century. However, in 1939, 29 beavers from Pennsylvania were released in the Sandhills Wildlife Management Area near Rockingham. By 1949, 385 beavers were counted. Wildlife biologists do not expect beavers to spread over the state from this nucleus.
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6600
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From March to September the melodic cooing of a mourning dove can be heard across the state. The bird is a joy to birders and a target for hunters. It is also the only game bird that breeds in all forty-eight continental states. Amundson discusses the dove's history, characteristics, breeding and food habits, enemies, and migration patterns.
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38175
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With the urging from Principal Gregory and biologist Mr. LD Woodruff, conservation programs and clubs have been popping up at Mountain View school in Wilkes County. These programs have both garnered and fulfilled interests in students.
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38173
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The growth rate of fish is an important index to the quality and productivity of a pond or lake. A survey in 1950 was conducted across several lakes in North Carolina comparing amount to fish sixe to lake specifications.
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38180
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The coexistence of animals can be both good and bad. While a cat used for hunting mice and rats on a farm may get the occasional quail, the quail eggs can be transported to a different area where a hen will sit dutifully on them until hatched.
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38179
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The requirements for Boy Scouts to earn the Merit Badge in Wildlife Management can very well produce better sportsmen than what is currently considered to be a decent sportsman.
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38178
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After the trout fishing season in lakes and rivers inland has passed, the author recommends heading to the shore for some saltwater fishing, and getting a vacation out of it too!
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38172
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In a student essay, Bobby Cooper emphasizes the importance of wildlife to the community as a whole.