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Excerpt from Oral History Interview with Steve Holland, December 16, 1999. Interview K-0510. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007) See Entire Interview >>

Tourism brings more money, but also more problems, to Pender County

Holland describes the impact of tourism on Pender County. The beach and low tax rates draw visitors and retirees, but the development intended to accommodate this growth is damaging the area's watersheds. Holland supports encouraging careful planning to prevent further damage. His impulse for conservation is motivated, in part, by his interest in hunting and fishing.

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Oral History Interview with Steve Holland, December 16, 1999. Interview K-0510. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007) in the Southern Oral History Program Collection, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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