Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for Wildlife in North Carolina Vol. 60 Issue 1, Jan 1996
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In 1972, North Carolina was the first state in the nation to establish bear sanctuaries. Now, through habitat management, the black bear population in the Coastal Plain numbers almost 5,000, the largest in similar areas of the southeastern United States.
Most nature lovers and sportsmen know F. Eugene Hester as an outstanding outdoor photographer who has worked for forty years. His other activities include college teaching and high-level administrative work at the U.S. Department of the Interior.
The prothonotary warbler, a brilliantly colored orange-yellow bird with a distinctive song, summers among the state's coastal woodlands, swamps, and rivers, before returning to Central and South America.