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for Wildlife in North Carolina Vol. 60 Issue 7, July 1996
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The theme for the 1996 state waterfowl stamps and art print is \"North Carolina's Wildlife Heritage\", featuring such sites as Lake Mattamuskeet. Since its inception in 1983, the program has raised over $3 million for waterfowl conservation.
In 1983, the General Assembly passed a law to fund waterfowl habitat preservation by asking waterfowl hunters to purchase a specially painted state duck stamp. The stamp and limited edition art prints have raised over $3 million for the program.
Although they range all over the country, no bird is more closely associated with the South than the mockingbird, which has the ability to mimic the songs of other birds.
Chester W. Arnold was honored May 16, 1996, with the dedication in his name of a wildlife education center near Greensboro. One of the state's premier conservationists, he was inducted into the N.C. Wildlife Federation Hall of Fame in 1989.