Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for Friend of Wildlife Vol. 38 Issue 5, Fall 1991
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C.B. Brown, the central vice-president of N.C. Wildlife Federation, is an avid waterfowl hunter and conservationist. He was appointed to lead a committee dedicated to resolutions, legislative agenda, and the environment.
The North Carolina Wildlife Federation is pushing to resolve the problem of sediment runoff from construction sites. Tom Bean is a lobbyist representing the Federation’s efforts to pass a bill that would establish requirements to proceed with construction.
Game Lands is land owned or leased by the state that is open to the public for hunting and fishing. The North Carolina Game Lands Program offers a range of access opportunities for sportsmen, and has also become a vital source for game and non-game habitat preservation and improvement.
In December, the 23rd Annual North Carolina Wildlife Art Exhibition will exhibit national and local artists’ works of wildlife, flora and fauna. The exhibition is supported by the N.C. Wildlife Federation, which aims to educate the public about wildlife through art.
In North Carolina, pesticide use in crop production is a complex issue. The sustainable agriculture movement is promoting the development of a comprehensive educational program to help farmers select pesticides that will be least injurious to wildlife, and yet permit profits.
Big Sweep is an annual volunteer event in North Carolina that will be held on September 21, 1991. Volunteers pick up trash at locations across the state, and help raise awareness about litter and recycling.