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Many coastal birds nest together, and protecting the places where they raise their young is the key to their survival.
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709
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Wonderfully camouflaged, piping plovers are also extremely rare along our coast, numbering perhaps fewer than sixty birds.
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708
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Unusual names are not the only fascinating things about the herons, egrets, and bitterns that live in our marshes, ponds and wetlands.
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719
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Small, scattered and disappearing, mountain bogs are some of our rarest habitats and contain some of the least common plants and animals. Yet we know almost nothing about these tiny, isolated worlds.
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734
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Biennial report describes the duties and activities of the divisions within the North Carolina Wildlife Commission.
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744
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Crumbling dams and abandoned millstones are all that remain of the ancient gristmill trade that shaped NC.
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745
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At certain times of the year, North Carolina's offshore waters host a great variety of marine birds.
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1742
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In order to improve fishery habitats in the state's reservoirs, the NC Wildlife Resources Commission is placing all-plastic fish attractors in Piedmont lakes. Game fish are attracted to the apparatuses, which increases the quality of fishing.
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1744
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North Carolina has joined other states in the nation in restoring, and even creating, wetlands. The creation of wetlands is still a relatively new science, and its reliability is uncertain.
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1741
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Raleigh resident Patricia Savage is an award-winning artist who has carved a niche for herself in the area of naturalistic watercolor painting.
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1743
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Anglers at Lake Wylie employ a technique called \"shooting,\" which consists of using a short rod to \"shoot \" jigs under piers and docks, to catch crappie.
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2359
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Joyce Taylor, seafood education specialist for the UNC Sea Grant College Program in Morehead City, is a recognized expert in seafood handling and preparation who conducts statewide workshops and writes cookbooks and newsletters.
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2360
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State rivers, like the Nantahala, Lumber, and the Waccamaw, provide wilderness canoe campers the opportunity for close contact with nature, or what Henry Thoreau called \"the perfection of travelling.\"
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2362
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For years bass fishermen in the state have been successful using the Carolina rig, a device consisting of a plastic worm on a leader behind small weights. Modifications over the past fifty years have made this method more effective than ever.
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2361
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Over 200 species of mosquitoes in the state and other bugs can interfere with outside enjoyment. For some people the remedy means solutions or solution-soaked clothing that repels, or clothing that prevents bugs from reaching the skin.