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The wood duck is the only waterfowl species native to North Carolina and is found all over the state. This bird has a tangible and intangible value to the state-â€“tangible through duck hunters and their purchases, which contribute materially to the economy, and intangible through the enjoyment of people who hunt with binoculars and cameras. Hardister discusses management of the species, distribution, and nesting habits.
In the 1920s, when the Great Depression hit the United States, people on the Outer Banks fared a bit better than most. Gardens and proximity to ocean and sound resources helped communities like Buxton and Hatteras, persevere.