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Cashie River preservation tracts
Bertie County

The Thunderbolt and Baltimore tracts constituting this acquisition are included in the Cashie Swamp Natural Heritage area and support some of the largest and most diverse populations of migratory fish species on the Atlantic slope.  The sites, identified for protection by The Nature Conservancy, add to a corridor of nearly 2,400 acres already protected along the Cashie River.

 
The cypress-gum swamp protects critical habitat and wildlife corridors for a wide variety of species.  The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission manages the tracts for public uses including hunting, fishing and nature study as part of the Roanoke River Game Land.
 
Acquisition date: October 2004
Acres: 749

High Quality Preservation:

To qualify as high quality preservation sites, each parcel was approved for acquisition by an interagency committee comprised of staff from conservation organizations and regulatory agencies. These preservation sites add to existing conserved lands, contain critical habitats and rare or endangered species, protect outstanding resource waters and water-supply watersheds, or are significant natural areas.

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The N.C. Ecosystem Enhancement Program's mission is to restore and protect North Carolina’s natural resources for future generations while supporting responsible economic development.

EEP utilizes receipts from its programs to restore streams and wetlands where the need is greatest by working with state and local partners, including willing landowners. The N.C. Department of Transportation and other developers voluntarily use EEP to move projects forward in a timely and affordable manner.

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