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for Wildlife in North Carolina Vol. 40 Issue 7, July 1976
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The February 1974 issue of Wildlife in North Carolina carried an article that discussed problems facing the bog turtle in the state. During the summers of 1975 and 1976, the Highlands Biological Station conducted surveys to investigate the turtles' distribution in the mountains. Sanders reports on the findings.
The authors describe the brown pelican and why the bird is becoming an endangered species in the face of new environmental hazards brought on by modern man.
The mandatory big game tagging and reporting system will begin with the 1976 fall hunting season. Wooten describes how the program will work.
The red-cockaded woodpecker is a small, non-game bird and at present is on the endangered species list. The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission is working with other Southern states to improve the bird's chance for survival. Smith discusses the work that is being conducted on the Sandhills Game Land in implementing a program of habitat protection and game management.