Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for Wildlife in North Carolina Vol. 74 Issue 8, Aug 2010
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North Carolina's chlorophyll a standard measures the concentration of algae in water. The water in Jordan Lake exceeds that standard, and the lake water is considered officially polluted. To improve the lake, the state has passed a set of rules to reduce the flow of nutrients into it. A similar set of rules will affect the Falls Lake watershed. Manuel discusses what it will cost to implement the rules and how the rules will affect life in the Piedmont.
Part 1 of this two-part series on the Dan River discussed the stream from its Virginia headwaters along the Blue Ridge Parkway to Hanging Rock State Park in Stokes County. Part 2 follows the river from the park to Kerr Lake.