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for Friend of Wildlife Vol. 52 Issue 3, Fall 2004
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Volunteer anglers and paddlers participated in a study to evaluate stream flow on the Catawba River and assess the effects on fishing potential. The results will be used as part of Duke Power’s licensing process to continue operation of Linville Dam hydropower facility.
North Carolina Wildlife Federation and wildlife enthusiasts gathered in Huntersville in mid-September to kick off a new volunteer committee structure designed for more effective advocacy and action in wildlife issues.
There are fish consumption advisories for inland game fish and coastal fish. The fish are likely to be contaminated with dioxin, PCBs, or mercury. Mercury is a particular concern because it is easily dispersed and can cause permanent brain damage.
The North Carolina Wildlife Federation has provided formal opposition to a proposed poultry operation in Hyde County. Waste disposal would put the Pocosin Lakes and Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuges at risk.
A group of volunteers led by Habitat Stewards will establish Squirrel Lake Park as a certified wildlife habitat in Matthew’s Town. Volunteers will create butterfly and bird gardens, install bird feeders and nesting boxes, and erect an information kiosk.
The Wildlife and Industry Together initiative is one of North Carolina Wildlife Federation’s flagship wildlife habitat enhancement programs. Companies help benefit wildlife by transforming underutilized property into healthy and attractive habitats.