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The goal of North Carolina's first fish commission was to provide more fish for the state's people. The commission embarked on a program of stocking native fish and to introduce other species that would survive and increase. Rainbow trout and carp were two of the most successful introductions.
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13942
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Periodical cicadas bring a deafening noise to North Carolina this month. It is an event that happens only once every thirteen years. This type of cicada is found in eastern North American and nowhere else in the world. There are seven species - four with a thirteen-year cycle, found mostly in the south, and three with a seventeen-year cycle and found more in the north. This brood will appear in the Piedmont and mountain sections of the state.
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The Jean Dale, a workboat in North Carolina's coastal waterways, was built in 1946 by Harkers Island boatbuilder Brady Lewis, with the assistance of Burgess Lewis. In 2000, after fifty-five years of service, the Lewis family donated the Jean Dale to the Core Sound Waterfowl Museum and Heritage Center on Harkers Island. After ten years of restoration work, the boat was unveiled to the public in September 2010.
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In this except from his book, Wild North Carolina: Discovering the Wonders of Our State's Natural Communities, Schafale introduces readers to the concept of natural communities -- \"a distinct and recurring assemblage of plants, animals, fungi bacteria, in association with each other and within their physical environment.\" David Blevins, a nature photographer and forest ecologist, took the pictures.
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14012
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Richard Clifton's painting of a pair of Canadian geese standing in a pasture was chosen as the 2011 North Carolina Waterfowl Conservation Stamp and Print. Clifton is a Delaware artist. Over thirty wildlife artists from nineteen states and Mexico submitted entries in the competition.
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Brevard in Transylvania County is the best-known location in the state to see white squirrels; the town even celebrates with an annual White Squirrel Festival. However, Rockingham County also has a white squirrel population. Unlike the Brevard squirrels, which have varying amounts of gray on their heads and backs, Rockingham squirrels are completely white.
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13962
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In 1878, Stephen Worth, first superintendent of North Carolina's fish commission, set off to procure brook trout brood stock for the state's beginning hatchery operations. Using excerpts from Worth's report, Wilson describes the effort to accomplish the mission.
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