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719
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Small, scattered and disappearing, mountain bogs are some of our rarest habitats and contain some of the least common plants and animals. Yet we know almost nothing about these tiny, isolated worlds.
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23866
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Bogs are among the most imperiled habitats in the mountains. In Western North Carolina, conservationists hope to bring these ecosystems back from the brink of extinction through the creation of a wildlife refuge.
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2210
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Although usually less than five acres in size, mountain bogs have important environmental functions: helping to control flooding, filtering water supplies of pollutants, and providing plant and animal habitats
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2896
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Although usually less than six acres in size, mountain bogs support an uncommon collection of plants, including lady slippers and cinnamon ferns, and animals like wood frogs and crab spiders.
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29798
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Mountain bogs in Western North Carolina are unique water-bound landscapes home to a variety of carnivorous plants, such as the mountain sweet pitcher plant, purple pitcher plant, and green pitcher plants. The Nature Conservancy and United States Fish and Wildlife Service are working to protect and restore bog areas from development and invasive species.
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29877
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The North Carolina Arboretum has a new photography and video exhibit that captures the flora and fauna of a small Asheville-area bog over the course of four seasons. The images highlight the native and non-native residents of the habitat, as well as document The Nature Conservancy’s bog restoration efforts and related research-oriented projects.
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