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for Friend of Wildlife Vol. 51 Issue 1, Spring/Summer 2003
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Among the winners of the North Carolina Wildlife Federation's Governor's Achievement Award are Jerry Holloman, Wildlife Conservationist of the Year; Dr. John E. Wear, Jr., Conservationist of the Year; Duane Raver, North Carolina Conservation Hall of Fame; David Wesley Barger, II, Wildlife Enforcement Officer of the Year.
The North Carolina Wildlife Federation advocates for wildlife issues through partnerships with environmental groups, state agencies, and industry. Their efforts resulted in the Clean Smokestack Bill passed in Raleigh last summer to address air quality problems.
Staff of the North Carolina Wildlife Federation traveled around the state to promote wildlife conservation, introduce habitat enhancement projects, and help people become involved in nature.
The North Carolina Wildlife Federation aims to protect habitat for wildlife and foster ways for people to interact with nature. The Federation has developed several habitat enhancement programs and certified over one-thousand habitat locations across the state.
The North Carolina Wildlife Federation passed ten new resolutions to guide its legislative and policy agenda, and provide a work plan for conservation action priorities. Efforts focus on hunting locations, wetland protection, and proximity of development to wildlife refuges.