Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for Wildlife in North Carolina Vol. 62 Issue 4, Apr 1998
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Traditional plowing of fields year after year depletes topsoil, requiring replacement by chemical fertilizers. In Halifax County, farmers have begun no-till cultivation, which improves the soil, increases crop yield, controls erosion, and provides food and cover for wildlife.
Restoration of the wild turkey by the N.C. Wildlife Commission is nearly complete. With the western counties of the state restocked, predictions are that the eastern half will be done by the year 2000.
Becoming an Outdoors Woman (BOW) is a new program of the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission that provides women the opportunity to develop outdoor skills, including hunting, fishing, boating, and camping.
Carolina bays are oval-shaped depressions found in the Coastal Plain that are dependent on rainwater and are less than six feet deep. Dry in some seasons, wetland-like in others, they provide habitats for rare and not- so-rare plants and animals.