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for Friend of Wildlife Vol. 45 Issue (44)4, Fall 1997
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All North Carolina migratory game bird hunters are required to have a current Harvest Information Program (HIP) certification, in addition to a valid license while hunting during the 1997 season. The new program will help state wildlife agencies develop more reliable estimates of bird populations.
Bland Simpson is the author of a new book called Sound Country: A Carolinian’s Coastal Plain. Sound Country is the North Carolina region encompassing the five major and ten minor sounds. Bland offers his observations of how ecosystems in the coastal region have changed.
Wildlife populations rise and fall. For example, game animals, including deer and wild turkeys, existed in low numbers during most of the 20th-century. However, wildlife management has contributed to their remarkable recovery.