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Dare County's Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge is one of the last large pocosin tracts in North Carolina and home to several U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service projects, such as the re-introduction of the red wolf.
Due to a new North Carolina Fisheries regulation, fishery agents and fishermen are working to reduce bycatch -- the amount of non-targeted catch -- fishermen net along with their intended catch. Various bycatch reduction devices (BRDs) are being tested.
Fort Macon, built between 1826 and 1834 in Carteret County, is a popular tourist spot and a witness to decades of North Carolina history, including the April 25, 1862, Civil War battle.
By the 1970s, the red wolf faced extinction. Six years after a groundbreaking experiment to save the red wolf began in the Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge, the shy, nocturnal wolf has a chance of survival.
The N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission is working on a saltwater sportsfishing licensing program; concerned citizens are encouraged to involve themselves in the process.