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for Friend O’ Wildlife Vol. 20 Issue 1, Jan-Feb 1976
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The theme of the 39th annual National Wildlife Week is “Save our Wetlands.” Members of conservation groups, teachers and students will participate in activities that focus on the priceless and irreplaceable nature of the nation’s wetlands. Programs will emphasize the inventory, variety, threats to, and ways to protect wetland resources.
There is evidence that there are people that are breaking game and fish laws in North Carolina, but some groups and individuals are taking a stand to stop these activities. There is a call for the nearly one million sportsmen in the state to be the added eyes and ears for wildlife enforcement officers.
Although considered extinct for years in the state, mountain lions are living wild in North Carolina. Recent legislation, based on sightings at parks like the Great Smoky Mountains, give protection to mountain lions throughout the state.