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4944
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Private land trusts seek to preserve environmentally important land areas. By doing so, land trusts serve as a restraint to urban sprawl and development. To date, they have protected almost 60,000 acres of state land. Roe describes land trusts and techniques they use, such as partnerships with private buyers, to accomplish their preservation goals.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 66 Issue 1, Winter 2001, p42-45, il, f
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15537
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The Triangle Land Conservancy made a controversial decision to log portions of an 85-year-old area of pine forest. Profits were intended to financially aid the nonprofit group, which is struggling in the nation's current economic slump.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 28 Issue 41, Oct 2011, p14-19, il Periodical Website
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17863
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Assembled over the last nine years, the Balentine's Southern Highlands Reserve cloaking the top of Toxaway Mountain, Cashiers, North Carolina is a mountain Eden dedicated to conserving unique habitats.
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23112
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The Pitt County Arboretum has a variety of beautiful trees for those who plan to plant trees at their homes or just want to explore and enjoy nature.
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Greenville: Life in the East (NoCar F264 G8 G743), Vol. Issue , Summer 2015, p30-32, il, por
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23808
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The Little Tennessee Land Trust works towards preserving areas along the Needmore Tract, which constitutes about 4,500 acres of peaceful woods and fields along 26 miles of the Little Tennessee River.
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25259
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Dave McNaught explains why it is imperative that North Carolina make an active effort to employ successful conservation of natural systems or the state will not be able to support the expected growth numbers in the future.
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Currents (NoCar TD 171.3 P3 P35x), Vol. 21 Issue 4, Fall 2002, p6
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26402
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Bluff Mountain in Ashe County, North Carolina is considered one of the most valuable natural areas in the state. To help preserve this community of native plants and animals, the North Carolina Nature Conservancy has received a large grant from the James E. Hanes memorial Foundation.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 23 Issue (26) 3, Sept 1979, p12
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26413
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Dave Hall is a North Carolina waterfowl hunter and special agent for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. His father taught him to be an ethical hunter and follow the rules, in order to preserve the future of duck hunting.
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Friend of Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 42 Issue 1, Jan/Feb 1994, p4-5, il
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26415
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At one time, market hunting was an acceptable practice because natural resources seemed to be unlimited. Now we know that there is a limit. To be good stewards, hunters and other outdoor recreationists must promote respect and awareness.
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Friend of Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 42 Issue 1, Jan/Feb 1994, p6, il
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26414
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The line between outdoor recreation and conservation is complicated. Fly-fishing and bird hunting are popular outdoor activities in North Carolina, but one should remember that they have an impact on natural resources.
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Friend of Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 42 Issue 1, Jan/Feb 1994, p5, il
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26416
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Turkey meals during the holiday season are an American tradition. However, society should consider the ethics behind the death of turkeys and other animals.
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Friend of Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 42 Issue 1, Jan/Feb 1994, p13
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26423
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Dr. Pete Bromley developed a passion for wildlife through hunting and fishing. As the world becomes more managed by people who have little contact with nature, he believes it will become increasingly important for us to share the outdoors and our commitment to conservation with others.
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Friend of Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 40 Issue 3, Sept/Oct 1993, p8-9, il
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26940
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A woodlands tract, known as Camassia Slopes, harbors rare and endangered species of wildflowers along the Roanoke River in Northampton County. The North Carolina Nature Conservancy will manage the site as a wildlife sanctuary and field laboratory for education and research projects. They will also begin an inventory of the plant species and monitor wildflower populations.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 29 Issue 8, Aug 1982, p16, por
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3337
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Since 1987, over $27 million in grants from the N.C. Natural Heritage Trust to state agencies have preserved 36 historic and wild places, including Three Top Mountain (Ashe County) and Historic Leigh Park Farm (Durham County).
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4596
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A $4.3 million grant from the Natural Heritage Trust enabled the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission to purchase six additional game lands tracts totaling 14,000 acres. The largest tract was the 5,784-acre Van Swamp located in Beaufort and Washington Counties. Others tracts were located in Hayward, Caldwell, Wilkes, Avery, Rutherford, and Ashe counties. The purchases add land to the game lands program and provide more acreage for hunting, fishing, and recreation.
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