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for Wildlife in North Carolina Vol. 83 Issue 3, May/June 2019
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Coastal Plain places perhaps considered uninhabitable by many have become a new home to Wood Stork. On the endangered species list since 1984, the only native stork in America has four nesting colonies in North Carolina in which to replenish its populations, such as the pictured one in Columbus County and described one within a Carolina bay near Lumberton.
As the NC Wildlife Commission proves each spring, burning land can improve the quality of life in the wild. This carefully monitored practice replenishes nutrients needed by the plants, mammals, and insects in the burn blocks. Included in the day in the life style section of the article is the crew and equipment that carry out this conservation work.