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26836
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The cottontail rabbit is an important game species in North Carolina, as well as being an important prey species for various predators. Statewide harvests have declined during the past decade, causing concern over the species status. To determine causes of the decline, biologists at North Carolina State University are conducting studies at farm locations in Wake County.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 28 Issue 8, Aug 1981, p4
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26835
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Trout fishing in the North Carolina Mountains comes in two types. The first and by far the easiest is the public trout waters that are maintained and stocked with brown and brook trout species. The second type of fishing is spring branch native brook trout fishing. These fish are stream spawned and reared.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 28 Issue 8, Aug 1981, p4, il
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26834
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North Carolina wetlands are valuable habitat to fish and wildlife, and provide recreation opportunities for hunters and fishermen. The National Wildlife Federation is working to ensure that wetlands continue to be protected by legislation, and in doing so, prevent development and wetland destruction.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 28 Issue 8, Aug 1981, p3, il
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26832
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The National Wildlife Federation has called upon the nation to observe 1982 as the Year of the Eagle to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the selection of the bald eagle as its national symbol. The bald eagle is now an endangered species throughout most of the country due to pesticides, contaminants, and shooting.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 28 Issue 8, Aug 1981, p2, il
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26833
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The Carolinas Wetland Project will open this month to work with North Carolina citizens and government agencies in encouraging the wise use and conservation of wetlands. The wetland centers were created under the Clean Water Act to promote public awareness and to address wetland issues.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 28 Issue 8, Aug 1981, p2, il
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26838
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Seascape is the trade-name for a tubular device aimed at building an artificial reef in front of the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse. Divers, surfers, and volunteers assisted the National Park Service in moving sand-filled tubes parallel to the beach. The tubes serve as anchors to attached fronds designed to catch sand and thereby help to prevent beach erosion.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 28 Issue 8, Aug 1981, p8, il
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26839
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Recently, the North Carolina Legislature unanimously passed a law establishing a Wildlife Endowment Fund to be supported by the sale of lifetime hunting and fishing licenses, lifetime magazine subscriptions, and tax-deductible donations from the public. This fund could support a large share of the Wildlife Commission’s programs to meet the needs of wildlife conservation efforts.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 28 Issue 8, Aug 1981, p9
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26841
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According to a largemouth bass-catch survey conducted by the Wildlife Commission’s Division of Inland Fisheries, North Carolina’s overall best bass fishing was found in farm ponds. Fall offered the best fishing on sounds, rivers and ponds while the fishing was best in the spring on lakes and reservoirs.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 28 Issue 8, Aug 1981, p12
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26842
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The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission made recommendations to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on steel shot regulations and zones. They recommend that waterfowl hunters be required to use steel shot during the coming seasons on all waters and an adjacent zone of land in Currituck, Dare and Pamlico counties.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 28 Issue 8, Aug 1981, p12
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26837
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A 40th Anniversary National Tree Farm Dedication ceremony was held on the T.O. Perry Tree Farm near Durham on June 12, 1981. The ceremony was attended by Governor James B. Hunt, Andy Griffith, and other prominent individuals in the forest products and tree farming business.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 28 Issue 8, Aug 1981, p5, il, por
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26840
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Many fishermen don’t realize how helpful their boat can be in finding fish. The secret to finding fish is mobility. An outboard can help fishermen to explore areas, troll for fish, move along the shoreline, and access weed beds or holes in open water.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 28 Issue 8, Aug 1981, p10, por