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for Friend of Wildlife Vol. 44 Issue 1, Winter 1996
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Dramatic events have occurred in Eastern North Carolina, including failures of hog waste lagoons this past spring followed by large fish kills in the summer and fall. To address such coastal issues, we need fair, effective, and efficient natural resource protection.
Despite the winter weather in North Carolina, there are still opportunities for people to get outdoors and stay committed to conservation. State parks and recreation areas offer winter programs in birding, hiking, and nature observation.
During the winter, many anglers and fly-fishermen head to Bullhead Creek to catch trout. Most of Bullhead Creek lies within Stone Mountain State Park, and fishing is catch-and-release only.
The spruce-fir moss spider, which measures one-eighth of an inch and lives only in the Southern Appalachians, is in danger of extinction. In February, 1995, it was listed as an endangered species.