Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for Wildlife in North Carolina Vol. 81 Issue 1, Jan/Feb 2017
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Approximately half of the public hunting land in North Carolina is located in Pisgah and Nantahala National Forests in western NC. However, since the 1990’s, there has been a drastic decline in animal species in this area, leading hunters and fishermen to voice their conservation concerns with the U.S. Forest Service. The Brushy Ridge project has allowed for conversations to be held between several stakeholder groups to determine the best conservation strategies to repair the damage to these national forests
The Wildlife in North Carolina 2016 Photo Competition showcases its winners. Themes include birds, mammals, reptiles & amphibians, invertebrates, wild plants, outdoor recreation, wild landscapes, animal behavior, youth photographer 13-17, youth photographer 12 & under, and grand prize. All photographs are taken in and showcase the beauty of North Carolina. Winning photographs are displayed at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences.
North Carolina is home to over 29 species of sucker fish, and they exist in every river system in the state. They play an important role in the ecology of the river basins and are indicators of water quality, as they cannot survive in polluted areas. With some species in decline, it is important to ensure their survival.