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for Friend of Wildlife Vol. 35 Issue 3, May/June 1988
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Among the winners of the North Carolina Wildlife Federation's 1988 Governor's Conservation Achievement Awards are Jerry Brothers, Jr., Wildlife Enforcement Officer of the Year; Matt Kozik, Youth Conservationist of the Year; and Tony Mullis, Wildlife Conservationist of the Year.
Forests in North Carolina are rapidly disappearing to provide farmland, space for living, and space for transportation. As forests are cleared, wildlife also disappears and the ecosystem becomes unbalanced.
North Carolina wildlife officers charged more than 400 persons this year with waterfowl-related violations. Record-low duck populations have caused state wildlife agencies to concentrate more enforcement efforts on baiting.
Freshwater and saltwater fishing pressure has become heavy in North Carolina. Managers are exploring new management alternatives and promoting fishing ethics.