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for Friend of Wildlife Vol. 36 Issue 2, Mar/Apr 1989
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Elizabeth Ann Maples, a student from Charlotte, North Carolina, won first prize in the National Wildlife Week essay contest. She wrote about the importance of predators in pest control, recreation, food, and the ecosystem.
In North Carolina and around the south, the bluegill is known to anglers as the bream, a term taken from the Old World that refers to a fish in the minnow family. While southern bream are popular in the United States, the true bream is spurned by many anglers in the British Isles as a rough fish.
Volatile chemical losses are believed to threaten clean air. A new research project aimed at reducing volatile chemical losses has been launched as part of the EPA Center for Waste Minimization and Management, established at North Carolina State University by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Smallmouth bass are found in streams and lakes throughout North Carolina and the eastern United States. The fish build nests near a stream’s edge, and spawning occurs in May and June. The male defends the nest from predators and guards the fry for a week after eggs hatch.
Birdhouses and feeders can attract birds to the backyard during the North Carolina winter. Important guidelines to remember when feeding birds is to maintain a constant food supply, keep feeders clean and separate from water sources.