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The January/February 2016 issue of WILDLIFE IN NORTH CAROLINA presents the winning photographs from the 2015 photography contest. Amateur and professional photographers entered 1,500 photographs for the 2015 competition. 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 & under.
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24844
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Keith Hendrickson reminisces about the time he spent hunting with a friend’s father, Mr. B. He relays the tale of the time he took his new Boykin Spaniel on a duck hunt with Mr. B and the hilarity that ensued.
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24846
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Professional forestry in America began on the Biltmore property owned by George Vanderbuilt. Wanting to preserve the large amount of forest on the land, Vanderbuilt hired two different foresters from Europe to do so. One began the nation’s first forestry school and the area is now known as the Cradle of Forestry.
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Wildlife in North Carolina (NoCar SK 431 W54x), Vol. 80 Issue 1, Jan/Feb 2016, p36-38, il, por, map, bibl Periodical Website
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James Parnell tells about a new type of duck hunting that doesn’t involve a shotgun. He takes photographs of ducks as they leap out of the water to catch beautiful images rather than catching the ducks themselves.
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Jim Dean recounts the story of the first house he bought while on his second job out of college. It was infested with mice as he found out after buying the house. Not wanting to make holes in the walls, he procured his Daisy Red Ryder carbine and began a mouse hunt through his house.
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