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25975
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After the peregrine falcon was killed off in the western part of the United States in the 1960s, the endangered species will be returning to sites along the Atlantic Coast. Falcons bred in captivity at Cornell University will be reintroduced along the east coast in hopes of increasing the wild population.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 19 Issue 2, Mar-Apr 1975, p20
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9767
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The North Carolina General Assembly enacted the Nongame Wildlife Tax Checkoff in 1983. This allows citizens to contribute a part or all of their state income tax refund to the management of nongame and endangered wildlife. Funds from this program are supporting the reintroduction of peregrine falcons and eagles to the skies of North Carolina.
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9799
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More peregrine falcons and bald eagles have been released in the state's reintroduction program which began in 1984. Ten peregrines were released from two sites--six from Grandfather Mountain and four from Yellow Mountain in the Nantahala National Forest. Ten bald eagles were released at the Lake Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuge in Hyde County.
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6009
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Allen Boynton, a North Carolina Wildlife Commission biologist, was awarded a Wildlife Management Excellence Award. The award was presented by the Wildlife Society, a professional organization of biologists, for leading peregrine falcon restoration in the state. The falcon had fallen victim to DDT and other food chain pesticide poisoning.
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