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2860
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The Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge spreads 112,000 acres across Washington, Hyde, and Tyrrell Counties. In 1991, 17,000 degraded acres were targeted for wetland restoration to restore the pocosin's natural functions.
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Friend of Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 44 Issue 2, Spring 1996, p16, il
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21025
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Burgess describes the110,000-acre Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge and its wildlife, along with its 2,900-acre Pungo Lake, and the ongoing controversy created when the U.S. Navy wanted to build a 28,000-acre practice field right next door for jet pilots to practice landings and takeoffs.
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North Carolina Naturalist (NoCar QH 76.5 N8 N68), Vol. 15 Issue 3, Fall/Win 2007, p6-8, il
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23131
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Washington County has much to offer in terms of wildlife and nature. This article describes the variety of animals found in the county--including black bear, catfish, and blue crabs--and informs the readers about the best locations for viewing these creatures.
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26535
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A new national wildlife refuge, named Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge, has been proposed in in North Carolina. The proposed refuge would provide protection and restoration of shrub bog habitat, waterfowl, and other wildlife.
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Friend of Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 37 Issue 4, July/Aug 1990, p13, il
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109
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Weyerhaeuser planted twelve acres of endangered white cedar saplings at the Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge near Creswell.
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35750
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The author’s discussion of NC lakes reflected their importance as a source of recreation such as fishing and swimming, as well as backdrops for camping and picnicking. Examples were size (the Kerr Reservoir, fifty thousand acres), type (natural lakes are only in the Coastal Plain), and depth (Mattamuskeet, its greatest depth five feet). Discussed also were eastern lakes’ three groupings (peninsula between Pamlico River and Albemarle Sound; Pocosin slough between New Bern and Bogue Sound; in Columbus and Bladen county).
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 7 Issue 4, July/Aug 1979, p23-24
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38281
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The county seat of Tyrrell County is also the only town in the county, which was founded in 1793. It’s also defined as one is its identity as a singular town—one doctor, one lawyer, one pharmacy, one road. How it’s defined as two: Albemarle and Pamlico Sounds forming the second largest estuary in the country; two animals, the red wolf and red cockaded woodpecker, being protected species.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 80 Issue 6, Nov 2012, p46-50, 52, 54, 56-58, 60, 62, 64-65 Periodical Website
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39511
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Serving as a tour guide for North Carolina’s three regions, the author advises for these areas the best places to visit, best times of the year to visit, and special considerations to take when visiting. Regarded must see areas included Pocosin Lakes and Mattamuskeet Wildlife Refuges; Swift Creek Bluffs and Johnston Mill Nature Preserves; Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
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