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  • A calm river banked on both sides by tall trees.
    Information icon Groton Plantation fronts 24 miles of the Savannah River. Photo by Dan Chapman, USFWS.

    What the world used to look like

    December 11, 2019 | 8 minute read

    Estill, South Carolina — The descendants of John Winthrop, founder of the Massachusetts Bay Colony nearly 400 years ago, recently set aside 14,000 acres along the Savannah River that will forever remain undeveloped. It is the largest private conservation easement in South Carolina history. Its significance, though, goes well beyond the creation of a natural bulwark against overdevelopment and forest loss. A bevy of private, commercial, nonprofit and government donors, including the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, cobbled together the $12.  Learn more...

  • A beautiful salt marsh with palm and oak trees in the distance partially obscuring a white lighthouse
    Information icon A marsh at St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge. Photo by Orville Allen, CC BY 2.0.

    Want to hunt a refuge? Fish a hatchery?

    November 7, 2019 | 8 minute read

    St. Marks, Florida — The slash pine forest is thick and overgrown, impenetrable due to walls of saw palmetto, gallberry and fetterbush. A hunter this season would more likely get lost in there than bag a whitetail. Next season, though, will be different. Dan Frisk, project leader for the St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge, stands by a deer stand used for the youth hunt each December on the refuge.  Learn more...

Podcasts

  • Four young turkeys walking down a gravel path.
    Wild turkeys. Photo by Tim Lenz, CC BY 2.0.

    Turkey hunting seminars

    March 9, 2016 | 2 minute read

    Transcript The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission and the National Wild Turkey Federation are offering free turkey hunting seminars in Henderson County’s Mills River community on April 1st and 2nd in anticipation of the upcoming spring turkey season. The April 1st seminar will be an introduction to turkey hunting, designed for novice hunters or those who have never hunted turkey and would like to learn more. Topics will include biology, hunting methods, calls and decoys, firearms and ammo selection, camouflage clothing, and turkey cleaning and cooking techniques.  Learn more...

  • Four young turkeys walking down a gravel path.
    Wild turkeys. Photo by Tim Lenz, CC BY 2.0.

    Turkey hunting seminars

    February 8, 2016 | 2 minute read

    Transcript Greetings and welcome to the Southern Appalachian Creature Feature. The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission and the National Wild Turkey Federation are offering free turkey hunting seminars across North Carolina in March and April in anticipation of the spring turkey season. Introductory and advanced seminars are available on a first-come, first-serve basis to all ages, although participants 16 years and younger will need parental permission to register. Introductory seminars are designed for novice turkey hunters or those who have never hunted turkey.  Learn more...

  • Ragweed, bane of noses, boon to wildlife

    May 29, 2009 | 2 minute read

    Transcript Greetings and welcome to the Southern Appalachian Creature Feature. Few plants are as reviled as ragweed, whose pollen carries the blame for the spring-time sinus suffering of thousands, if not millions, of Americans. Of course that just reflects our human bias. If you were a songbird, you might have different feelings. At least six different species of ragweed are found in the United States. They’re pioneer species - sun-loving plants that are the first to move in once an area has been cleared.  Learn more...

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