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for Wildlife in North Carolina Vol. 59 Issue 5, May 1995
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Of the 80 species of ticks in the nation, only four - Brown Dog, Lone Star American Dog, and Black-Legged - are found in the state. They are health threats that can cause skin irritations and diseases like Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever and Lyme.
The federal Conservation Reserve Program is the most successful agricultural conservation program ever passed. Begun for soil protection, it created the greatest wildlife boom since the 1950s. However, the 1995 Farm Bill may curtail its success.
Born on Indian Creek in what is now the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Mark Cathey lived a life that revolved around hunting and fishing. He is remembered in tales and books like HUNTING AND FISHING IN THE GREAT SMOKIES.