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As the NC Wildlife Commission proves each spring, burning land can improve the quality of life in the wild. This carefully monitored practice replenishes nutrients needed by the plants, mammals, and insects in the burn blocks. Included in the day in the life style section of the article is the crew and equipment that carry out this conservation work.
Related to an earlier study co-published by Gerwin, the author's current study involved private lands used for wildlife conservation efforts. This study measured the success of endangered bird population preservation in statistics such as fledgling young return rate. Preparing lands like the Lassiter Mills tract for habitation included activities such as attaching GPS data recorders to birds like the pictured field sparrow.