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Record #:
5778
Abstract:
There are 4,000 miles of estuarine shoreline in the state. Over the past twenty years, homesites, construction, and farming have increased along it, prompting concern about water quality, wildlife habitats, and erosion. The Division of Coastal Management is reviewing building regulations of the past decades to determine if revising them would alleviate these problems.
Source:
Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Winter 1999, p24-27, il Periodical Website
Record #:
3657
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Abstract:
Traditional plowing of fields year after year depletes topsoil, requiring replacement by chemical fertilizers. In Halifax County, farmers have begun no-till cultivation, which improves the soil, increases crop yield, controls erosion, and provides food and cover for wildlife.
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