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for North Carolina Naturalist Vol. 15 Issue 3, Fall-Winter 2007
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The largest privately held collection of freshwater mollusks in the nation has been donated to the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh. Collected by Herbert D. Athearn, the extensive collection of more than 23,000 lots of mollusks was previously housed in the Museum of Fluviatile Mollusks in Cleveland, Tennessee.
Burgess discusses the controversy between the U.S. Navy and local residents and environmentalists over the Navy's decision to build an outlying landing field (OLF) on 30,000 acres in Beaufort and Washington counties near the Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge. The field would be used by jet pilots to practice landings. The refuge is known for its thousands of wintering birds.