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Spring 2001 FEATURES

Rebirth of Paint Creek
by Jim Reed
Volunteers work with federal and state agencies and businesses to improve habitat for aquatic life.

How Weather Affects Turkey Hunting
by Jim Pack
Temperature, precipitation and wind all play a role in determining turkey populations and ultimately hunter success.

The Hills Are Alive!
by Emily Grafton
A closer look at the Mountain State's miniature floral treasures that come to life in the spring.

A Father's Guide to Fishing
by Bret Preston
Tips for getting your child hooked on a lifelong pastime.

Patience + Persistence = Success
by Peter Cuffaro
First person story of a successful physically challenged turkey hunter.

Give Me Shelter: Making Reservoirs Fish-Friendly
by Jim Walker
Christmas trees placed in reservoirs serve a second life as fish shelter.

Coming Through: WV's Path For Migratory Birds
by Russ McClain
An overview of numerous migratory birds which pass through or nest in WV.


Wildlife Diversity Notebook: Hummingbirds