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5 results for Wildlife in North Carolina Vol. 64 Issue 4, Apr 2000
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A 1999 survey of colonial waterbirds along the coast indicates a decline in eight species. They are the black skimmer, gull-billed tern, Forster's tern, black-crowned night heron, glossy ibis, tricolored heron, snowy egret, and the common tern, which had the greatest decline. Loss of habitat, caused by rapid coastal development, is thought to be the cause of the decline.
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With more and more sporting-minded women taking to the outdoors, the sporting goods industry is creating all types of gear for them. Outdoor programs such as Becoming an Outdoors- Woman (BOW) offers courses that introduce women to rifle marksmanship, archery, fishing, outdoor survival skills, camping, and other outdoor-related activities. Beyond BOW offers one- day workshops where women meet with their peers to take these skills to a higher level.
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Hunters who have stalked bear, boars and deer feel that hunting a wild turkey with a bow is one of the most challenging hunts. Gaddis discusses what a hunter must consider to have a successful turkey hunt: preparation, set-up, shooting strategy, the shot, and the right gear, including bows, decoys, camouflage, seats and calls.
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North Carolina is home to hundreds of plants stretching from the coast to the Appalachians. In plant diversity the state is outranked only by California and Texas. These natural plants have become popular with home gardeners. The author describes plants for both shade and sun that will keep gardens remaining colorful from spring through fall.
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North Carolina's wild turkey population has come-back from 2,000 in 1970 to 100,000 in the year 2000. In 1999, 5,340 gobblers were taken during the hunting season. In 13 counties, 28 newly restored turkey areas will open, and wildlife biologists predict another record harvest.
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