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for Wildlife in North Carolina Vol. 61 Issue 6, June 1997
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Fewer Canadian geese migrate to the Outer Banks each year. To understand more about migration patterns, wildlife managers are using geese specially equipped with transmitters that are tracked by the French-based ARGOS system.
Aubrey Shaw was the seventh generation of his family to live on their land near Roseboro. His ancestors harvested the longleaf pine for naval stores. He was probably the last North Carolinian to continue the work, prior to his death in 1995.
Beginning in July, 1997, all hunting, trapping, and fishing licenses and permits will be sold statewide using the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission's Customer Support System. Use of the computer wall mean less waiting time.
In the summer of 1996, the destructive forces of hurricanes Bertha and Fran caused widespread damage to woodlands and animal habitats far inland, to the Piedmont. Nature, though, has a built-in resiliency that provides for eventual recovery.