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22615
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Sixth grade students from Exploris Middle School, in conjunction with Centennial Campus center for Wildlife Education, are tracking turtles such as Waldo, using radio telemetry. Marking the location and movement of Eastern Box Turtles allows students to learn about behaviors and environmental preferences, as well as determining areas where turtles may be relocated away from development and hazards.
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22614
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Brant geese, the most elusive of all of North Carolina's waterfowl species, also provides one of the most unique hunts in the state. As the geese winter in North Carolina, the sport hunting season will be 50 days as the Brant population exceeded 130,000 in the previous season, per the Brant Management Plan Hunting season guidelines.
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34989
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Efforts were being made to improve health outcomes for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. The Tribal Health Assessment (THA) noted widespread incidences of chronic diseases and mental illnesses. These health issues are being combatted through measures such as the construction of a new hospital and the Healthy Roots program, offering fresh vegetables grown at two local youth gardens
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34992
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At NC peaks such as Roan Mountain, cross country skiing made a comeback. Roan, also famous for its rhododendron blooms, experiences enough snow for it to be a natural site for the resurgence of interest in this sport, one not seen since the 1970s.
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34993
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The growth of popularity and acceptance of herbal remedies in NC has been made possible through individuals such as Jeanne Dunn, Ric Scalzo, and CoreyPine Shane. Dunn, an herbalist currently calling Asheville home, promotes natural medicines through her business, Red Moon Herbs. Scalzo is pioneering the successful mating of modern science and traditional medical practices through his business, Gaia Herbs, with its most recent branch situated in Transylvania County. Shane has used his directorship of Blue Ridge School of Herbal Medicine in Weaverville to promote the benefits of remedies found in the North Carolina mountains.
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