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6 results for Wildlife in North Carolina Vol. 66 Issue 3, Mar 2002
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5474
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The Clean Water Management Trust Fund was established by the 1996 North Carolina General Assembly. The fund monies can be used to \"acquire land or easements for riparian buffers to restore wetlands, repair failing wastewater treatment systems, and improve stormwater controls.\" Powell discusses how funds were used in the Dupont State Forest, Mitchell River, and the Edenton Bay Watershed Restoration Plan.
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5472
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Many a weekend fisherman has dreamed of being paid to travel around the country and compete in fishing tournaments. North Carolina's Guy Eaker, David Fritts, Hank Parker, Gerald Beck, and Chris Elliott talk about what it takes to become a professional bass fisherman - a lot of hard work and very little glamour.
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5483
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Groundwater is North Carolina is becoming polluted and over consumed. Most of the counties east of I-95 are almost totally dependent on groundwater as a water source. Two sections, a fifteen-county area surrounding and including Greenville, and parts of Robeson, Bladen, and Columbus Counties, are pumping water faster than it can be replenished. The 2002 North Carolina General Assembly will consider regulations to deal with these problem areas.
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5475
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North Carolina State Senator Marc Basnight talks about his brainchild, the Clean Water Management Trust Fund, and its impact on the state's environment in this WILDLIFE IN NORTH CAROLINA interview.
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5484
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For years, water quality in the state was threatened by point source pollution, readily identifiable culprits like factories, large-scale farming, and leaking sewage treatment plants. While improvement is being made in these areas, new nonpoint sources, like urban and construction site runoff, are causes for concern. Deen examines this new threat.
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5485
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North Carolina's population is rising and so is the demand for water. Some areas are maxing out their water supplies, while the state copes with a continuing drought. Deen examines a number of state communities to learn how they are dealing with this declining resource.
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