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for Wildlife in North Carolina Vol. 49 Issue 5, May 1985
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In 1983, the North Carolina General Assembly passed a law to fund waterfowl habitat preservation by asking waterfowl hunters to purchase a specially painted state duck stamp. The 1985 stamp features a pair of canvasback ducks and was painted by Tom Hirata, a nationally known wildlife artist. Over the past two years, $825,000 has been raised for waterfowl conservation.
Who gets to use the state's lands and for what purpose? For the wildlife and plants that inhabit it, who speaks for their needs? In this first of a four-part series, Earley examines critical areas where habitat is falling to development, such as the Carolina bays.
Dean recommends a fishing trip to the state's mountain lakes because the waters contain such a great variety of game fish, an angler never knows what he is going to catch next. He discusses each species; what is the best lake to catch them in; what time of year to fish for them; tactics; and lures or bait.
Three species of moles are found in North Carolina--the hairy tailed, star-nosed, and the common or eastern mole.