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Carl Schenck, manager of the Biltmore Forest, founded the nation's first forestry school in 1898. The Biltmore Forest School opened the country to the concept of forest management. Today, such new ideas as seeing forests as sustainable and as part of a larger landscape guide forestry management.
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A hundred years ago the state's oystermen annually harvested over 2.5 million bushels. However, overharvesting by dredging, lack of fishing law enforcement, pollution, coastal development, and, since 1989, a naturally occurring oyster disease have all but destroyed the industry. Today about 40,000 bushels are harvested yearly.
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3884
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The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission's public impoundments offer prime hunting grounds to duck hunters who can't afford private clubs or find a place to hunt. The impoundments are man-made wetlands for ducks and hunters and can be used by anyone with a hunting license. Currently the commission manages twenty-six.
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