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for Friend of Wildlife Vol. 36 Issue 6, Nov/Dec 1989
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Saltwater fishing has long been viewed as one of the last free recreational sporting activities left in North Carolina. Now there is debate over possible saltwater license requirements. The state would benefit financially from a license system, but there are mixed feelings among local businesses and commercial fishermen.
Recycling is becoming more convenient and efficient for consumers in North Carolina. Municipal curbside programs have been started and there is interest of the private sector in creating markets.
The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has unveiled a statewide campaign against baiting waterfowl and other violations. The ‘Stop Fowl Play’ campaign will focus hunters’ attention on safe, legal and ethical hunting methods.
North Carolina wetlands serve a variety of functions that are important to maintaining the integrity of our environment. However, the state faces difficult decisions concerning the relative value of wetlands to alternative land use practices.