inventory of the significant natural areas of Watauga County, North Carolina by Shawn C. Oakley

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Published by N.C. Natural Heritage Program, Division of Parks and Recreation, Dept. of Environment and Natural Resources in Raleigh, N.C .

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  • Watauga County.


  • Natural areas -- North Carolina -- Watauga County.

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StatementShawn C. Oakley.
ContributionsNorth Carolina Natural Heritage Program.
LC ClassificationsQH76.5.N8 O26 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination162 p. :
Number of Pages162
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Open LibraryOL3992546M
LC Control Number2001330465

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Natural heritage areas are chiefly important to conservation of the natural biodiversity of North Carolina. Acres of Public Land Protected lands in this area are either publicly owned, conservancy owned, or conserved by an easement.

Wake County inventory identified 48 Significant Natural Heritage Areas. As ofa total of 47 Significant Natural Heritage Areas are documented in the county, with significance levels ranging from National to County.

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lower crime rates than other areas in North Carolina. Watauga County’s index crime rate of 1, perpeople is significantly lower than the state average rate of 2, per. Watauga County, North Carolina. General Soil Map The general soil map, which is a color map, shows the survey area divided into groups of associated soils called the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources; the North Carolina Agricultural Research Service; the North Carolina These trees are a significant source of.

More than 1, well records were compiled for Avery and Watauga Counties, North Carolina, as part of a study of ground-water resources. Wells in this area of the Blue Ridge Physiographic Province produce water from the fractured-bedrock aquifer. Prior to this study, only about wells were included in the U.S.

Geological Survey's National Water Information System, as a result of a study. concern (“Elements”), as well as high quality natural areas.

The locations of Heritage Elements and Natural Areas are maintained in a GIS database by NCNHP. A review of the NCNHP GIS database and “An Inventory of the Significant Natural Areas of Watauga County, North Carolina” by Shawn Oakley (JulyNCNHP) was the first.

North Carolina was the ninth fastest growing state between andwith a net increase of more than million residents (CensusScope). While most of North Carolina’s population growth occurred in urban and urban-adjacent areas significant growth also occurred in high-amenity areas such as the High Country (NC Rural Center).

Elk Knob State Park features one of the highest peaks in North Carolina’s high country at 5, feet and one of the parks system’s finest trails to the spectacular views from the summit.

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As ofa total of 31 Significant Natural Heritage Areas are documented in the county. Five natural areas are considered of national significance, 9 are of state significance, 6 are of regional significance, and 11 are of local significance.

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That information will be used to select a route for a sustainable trail that does not disrupt these sensitive areas. Inparts of McDowell County, Burke County, Caldwell County, Watauga County, and Yancey County were combined to form Mitchell County.

Geography Edit According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of square miles (1, km 2), of which square miles (1, km 2) is land and square miles (14 km 2) (%) is. The North Carolina Natural Heritage Trust Fund (NHTF) was established by the General Assembly (G.S. effective July 1, ) as a supplemental funding source for state agencies to acquire lands and to pay for the inventory of natural areas by the N.C.

Natural Heritage Program. A member board of trustees administers the trust fund. North Carolina’s native plants provide well-adapted food and cover for North Carolina’s native animals, and a well-planned landscape of native plants can help you attract a diversity of wildlife to your property ().Native North Carolina plants also are well-suited to the state’s soils and climate and require relatively little upkeep, once established on an appropriate site.

One of the most significant single mountains in the East, craggy Grandfather has the distinction of being the namesake of it's own geologic feature: the Grandfather Mountain Window.

The biggest part of the peak is a new North Carolina state park. A smaller part of the mountain is a. Bear Paw State Natural Area ( acres), Watauga County, NC. One of two new State Natural Areas designated by the NC Legislature inBear Paw will be managed by State Parks.

The area is located in the Nationally Significant Hanging Rock Ridge Natural Area and includes exemplary High Elevation Rocky Summit, High Elevation Red Oak Forests.

The Watauga Association negotiated a ten-year lease with the Cherokees, and later purchased the land from the Indians. In the Watauga settlement was annexed to North Carolina, then was ceded to the federal government inbriefly comprised the State of Franklin, and finally became part of Tennessee when it attained statehood in mid Natural Resources Ecological Significance of the New River Basin The New River is renowned as one of the oldest existing rivers in North America, and North Carolina contains a significant portion of its headwaters.

The area is noted for the rare and endemic aquatic and terrestrial plants and animals it supports. A number of species, and the. Located in the upper northwest portion of North Carolina, Watauga County shares a border with eastern Tennessee, an area known for Union sympathies.

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Hundreds of. It is important to know if North Carolina’s rules and regulations require approval from the state before you make any changes to those wetlands. Explanations and links to the rules can be found here.

Get Involved Now. Wetlands are valuable to communities all across North Carolina. Many wetlands are undergoing negative changes, but there are.The North Carolina Geological Survey maintains lists of theses and dissertations in its holdings (see Open-file report ).

Also available are theses and dissertations by county, currently held in the NCGS main office. For a list of holdings for the Coastal Plain or Asheville offices contact these offices.Before the pandemic one of the issues facing the state was the rural-urban divide.

Cities in North Carolina were doing well while many rural areas were struggling. Boone benefitted from being the home of a higher education institution.

But surrounding areas were still finding their way in the new economy.

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