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for Wildlife in North Carolina Vol. 48 Issue 7, July 1984
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On March 26, 1984, the Prudential Insurance Company gave to the federal government 120,000 acres in Tyrrell and Dare Counties. The property is worth $50 million and will become part of the Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge.
Taylor discusses the Stream Watch Program, which is conducted by the Division of Environmental Management of the North Carolina Department of Natural Resources and Community Development. The program seeks to improve the water quality in the state's rivers and streams by making citizens aware of pollution problems and involving them in waterway protection. Private citizens are often the first to spot a potential problem because of their use of waterways for recreational purposes.
Over one 100 years ago, wooden boats used along North Carolina's coasts and in the sounds followed a time-tested pattern. Many of them, including the sharpie, shad boat, and spritsail skiff, are being revived in the 20th-century by people who want to fish from a vessel that is part of the state's maritime heritage.