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7 results for Wildlife in North Carolina Vol. 68 Issue 7, July 2004
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The speckled trout, North Carolina's only native mountain trout, is now recognized by scientists as the Southern Appalachian strain of brook trout. The current distribution of this trout is greatly reduced from the period of the state's early settlers. Because of this, the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission has started a project to locate and identify all the speckled brook trout that remain in the state. DNA testing helps scientists differentiate between the native speckled trout and non-natives.
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Nags Head Woods lies on the Outer Banks between Jockey's Ridge and the Wright Memorial. Beane says, \"Many ecologists have called the tract one of the best and most pristine examples of maritime forests remaining in the world. The approximately 1,400-acre system contains a variety of habitats and ecological communities.\" The woods is home to 300 species of plants, 150 species of birds, 22 mammal species, 28 reptiles, and 14 amphibians.
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North Carolina has extensive coastal estuaries and wetland habitats. Because of this, an impressive array of herons, bitterns, and ibises make their homes there. Seventeen types of waders have been documented in the state. In Part Two of this series, Lee discusses nesting habits, characteristic feeding behaviors, and seasonal occurrences of another six of these birds.
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The 2004 North Carolina Wildlife Commission's waterfowl stamp and art print is Gerald Putt's painting of mallards on the Butner-Falls of Neuse Game Land. Proceeds from sales of stamps and prints augment the commission's waterfowl fund. Since its inception in 1983, the program has raised over $4.2 million for waterfowl conservation.
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Ferns have been around before people walked on the planet. Silverman discusses fern basics and identifies ferns common to North Carolina, including the ebony spleenwort, found in woods throughout the state, and the cinnamon fern, which can grow to a height of five feet along stream banks.
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\"Exciting bass fishing is available throughout North Carolina during July and August,\" Almy says. He gives ten strategies to help fishermen make the most of hot weather fishing.
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What goes on half a mile under the sea off the coast of North Carolina? To find out, researchers from UNC Wilmington, the U.S. Geological Survey, the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, and other interested groups are investigating deep coral reef communities off the state's coast. Three expeditions spanned six weeks in the summers of 2002, 2003, and 2004. Jenkins discusses what has been learned to date.
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