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for Wildlife in North Carolina Vol. 17 Issue 1, Jan 1953
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The principal objectives for planting food and cover plants like bicolor lespedeza and multiflora roses are to produce an ample supply of good feed for birds and animals on a small amount of land, furnish protection from weather and predators, and, as a result, produce more game for sportsmen. Bird discusses follow-up care needed after the initial planting to ensure permanent growth.
Since 1949, more than 5,400 mourning doves have been trapped and banded in the state. The data obtained, now being analyzed, are revealing important information relative to the life history and management of the species. Allison discusses the mourning dove banding program, including results of banding, troubles encountered in trapping, and cooperation of sportsmen.