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CAPE FEAR RIVER BASIN
Transcript of CAPE FEAR RIVER BASIN
JULIA GIETZEN LOCATION AND MAIN TRIBUTES THE CAPE FEAR RIVER BASIN IS IN SOUTHERN NORTH CAROLINA, AND COVERS MORE THAN ANY OTHER WATER SHED ( LOTS OF SPACE FOR CAMPING!!) HINT.....HINT....
SINCE THE CAPE FEAR WATER SHED IS SO BIG IT HAS MANY TRIBUTARIES SUCH AS THE DEEP, AND HAW RIVER. BUT THE CAPE FEAR HAS 33 RESEVOIRS ANIMAL LIFE THE CAPE FEAR HAS AN ABUNDANCE OF ANIMAL LIFE IN ITS ECOSYSTEM. Many different aquatic ecosystems in the Cape Fear River Basin support at least 95 species of commercial and recreational fish. Estuaries, black water rivers and rocky streams in the basin support 42 rare aquatic species. SOME OF ITS ANIMAL LIFE ARE ENDANGERED LIKE THE SHINIER FISH, THE SHORT NOSE STURGEON, THE RED-COCKADED WOODPECKER, AND THE BEAUTIFUL SAINT FRANCIS SATYR ( A BUTTERFLY ) ,ETC. PLANT LIFE THE CAPE FEAR IS KNOWN FOR ITS FAMOUS LONG LEAF PINE TREE.
THE LONG LEAF PINE TREE ( PINUS PALUSTRIS) IS THE LEGENDARY SOUTHERN YELLOW PINE OF FOREST HISTORY, AND VERY POPULAR. HUMAN POPULATION THE HUMAN POPULATION IS LOCATED NEAR AND IN THE TRIAD AREA , GREENSBORO - BURLINGTON - HIGHPOINT) , THE DURHAM-CHAPEL HILL AREA, FAYETFILLE, WILLMINGTON, AND CARY, BUT THERE ARE 26 COUNTIES OVERLAPPING THE CAPE FEAR WATER BASIN BORDERLINE Pollution concern OVER TWO HUNDRED EIGHTY MAJOR INDUSTRIES DISPOSE LARGE AMOUNTS OF WASTE INTO THE CAPE FEAR RIVER THAT SCHOOLS OF FISH ARE BEING HARMED AND KILLED. FISH CAN MISTAKE POLLUTION WASHED UP OR TOSSED INTO THE RIVER AS FOOD, WHICH CAUSES THEM TO DIE. WE DONT WANT OUR BASIN LOOKING LIKE THIS!! SO PLEASE DONATE TIME OR MONEY TO MAKE THIS A CLEANER PLACE Summary The Cape Fear river is still the largest river basin in North Carolina ( which technically makes it the best), and has spread its title to many successful businesses, such as CAPE FEAR RIVER.
It's landscape and scenery are breathtaking and is home to very rare and endangered species, which makes it very vital for this river basin to stay populated, and clean from pollution.
So make the right choice and choice cape Fear River Basin as your camping cite, and you won't be disappointed