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The January/February 2013 issue of WILDLIFE IN NORTH CAROLINA presents the winning photographs from the 2012 photography contest. This was the first year the contest was open to subscribers only, and they entered 1,611 photographs. This issue presents the top photographs in the following ten categories: birds; mammals; reptiles and amphibians; invertebrates; wild plants; outdoor recreation; wild landscapes; animal behavior; youth photographer, 13-17; and youth photographer, 12 and under.
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This is the first year that the photography competition was open to subscribers only, and it reduced the number of entries from previous years. There were ten categories--birds; mammals; reptiles and amphibians; invertebrates; wild plants; outdoor recreation; wild landscapes; animal behavior; youth photographers 13-17; youth photographers 12 and under--plus the grand prize.  There were 1,611 images entered and judged by Mike Dunn of the NC Museum of Natural Sciences and three from NC Wildlife Magazine--Marsh Tillett, art director, Alyssa Stephen, graphic designer; and Melissa McGaw, magazine photographer.
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This is the second year that the photography competition was open to subscribers (for adults, and there were 1,235 submissions in the following categories--birds; mammals; reptiles and amphibians; invertebrates; wild plants; outdoor recreation; wild landscapes; animal behavior; youth photographers 13-17; youth photographers 12 and under--plus the grand prize. Judges were Mike Dunn NC Museum of Natural Sciences and four from NC Wildlife Magazine--Marsh Tillett, art director, Katie Parland and Bryant Cole, graphic designers; and Melissa McGaw, magazine photographer.
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Cantrell explains how Trout in the Classroom, a multifaceted learning program, functions. Involved schools are in the Piedmont, foothill, and mountain regions. Besides observing the trout evolve from eggs to fry to fingerlings, students do such activities as monitoring tank water quality, study stream habitats, and learn to appreciate water resources. At the end of the study, fingerlings are released into a selected stream under the supervision of the NC Wildlife Resource Commission fisheries biologists.
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Eddie Bridges of Greensboro was awarded the Budweiser Conservationist of the Year title in 2004. He received a $50,000 grant which he put into his NC Wildlife Habitat Foundation. The foundation has raised $4 million to fund projects across the state. In 2012, Field & Stream Magazine named him its 2012 Conservation Hero of the Year.
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