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for Wildlife in North Carolina Vol. 40 Issue 3, Mar 1976
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When Michael Smith was nineteen, he had an accident water-skiing that left him handicapped and confined to a wheelchair. A gift from a neighbor of a set of charcoal pencils would play a part in his later becoming a painter of waterfowl. Although he returned to North Carolina State University to study sociology, drawing and painting started to occupy more of his time. Dean discusses Smith's work and career as an artist.
The reason for planting food and cover plants like lespedeza is to produce an ample supply of good feed for birds and animals. The authors discuss a new method of planting.
Channelization of streams for the purpose of flood control has been a highly controversial subject for the past ten years. This approach has a devastating effect on streams and wetlands and has aroused the concern of conservation interests. A rationale for the development of a North Carolina policy on this highly controversial issue is presented.