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for Wildlife in North Carolina Vol. 59 Issue 2, Feb 1995
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The town of Chapel Hill grew up around well-preserved woods, now called Battle's Park, mainly because Kemp Battle, president of the University of North Carolina, loved and walked the tract over 130 years ago. The area was preserved in Battle's honor.
In November, 1994, the Nature Conservancy and the Georgia- Pacific Corporation agreed to co-manage 21,000 acres of hardwood bottomlands along the Roanoke River between Williamston and Plymouth, in an effort to protect the area.
The state's species of salamanders, frogs, and toads are facing an uncertain future as wetland habitats, which serve as breeding grounds are developed or drained. Approximately fifty percent of the state's permanent wetlands have been destroyed.