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4 results for Wildlife in North Carolina Vol. 38 Issue 3, Mar 1974
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9075
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Stone Mountain State Park, covering approximately 2,100 acres in Wilkes County, is an area of relatively untouched beauty. The centerpiece of the park is Stone Mountain, a granite dome rising over 600-feet. A number of distinctive plant communities thrive in the park. The North Carolina State Parks Division has extensive plan for developing the park, including more land acquisition, establishment of three ranger-staffed areas, a new entrance road, and the damming of the East Prong of the Roaring River with subsequent lake formation.
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9072
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This is the fourth in a series describing the North Carolina Wildlife Commission's game lands. These are areas open to hunting by the public during the regular season. A special games land permit is required to hunt on these managed lands. The Western Game Lands, at 655,298 acres, is one of the smaller of the state's four game lands. This area includes the Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests, Caney Fork, Green River, and Toxaway Lands, plus several tracts owned by Champion International Corporation.
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9074
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In Part 4 of endangered wildlife, reptiles are categorized. The status of these species is based on federal definitions for endangered, rare, undetermined, and peripheral species. Information includes the species; its range in North Carolina; preferred habitat; general comments about it; and status.
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9073
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This is another in the continuing series about wildlife that has “Carolina” in their common or scientific names. The eastern box turtle, or more formally, Terrapene carolina carolina, ranges from Canada through Georgia. It has been found at sea level and at elevations up to 7,000 feet.
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