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Help Us Celebrate “The Year of the Bird” and Get Your Winter Birding On!

Help Us Celebrate “The Year of the Bird” and Get Your Winter Birding On!

It’s 2018 – 100 years since the passage of one of the most important bird-protection laws in history – the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. To celebrate this milestone, National Geographic, Audubon and others have declared this year “The Year of the Bird.”  

And if you’ve ever wanted to learn more about birds, this is your year! Over the next 11 months, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission . . . MORE

Wednesday, February 14, 2018/Author: Jodie Owen/Number of views (31)/Comments (0)/
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Pocosin Lakes NWR: The Hidden Gem of the Inner Banks

Pocosin Lakes NWR: The Hidden Gem of the Inner Banks

Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge is a hidden gem on North Carolina's Inner Banks. This gorgeous expanse of rich, diverse, dynamic habitat offers a multitude of birding, hiking and wildlife photography opportunities. During the winter, migratory waterfowl create magical scenes as the air fills with tens of thousands of Tundra Swans and Snow Geese every morning and at sunset as they travel to and from foraging areas. It is a moment no true birder should miss. READ MORE

Friday, February 9, 2018/Author: NCWRC blogger/Number of views (229)/Comments (0)/
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Wildlife Commission and Partners Create Better Habitat for Rare Wildlife Species

Wildlife Commission and Partners Create Better Habitat for Rare Wildlife Species

In September, staff with the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, along with partners and volunteers, planted 900 red spruce seedlings on the Pisgah National Forest to help create better habitat for many rare wildlife species including the Carolina northern flying squirrel, red crossbill, brown creeper and northern saw-whet owl. READ MORE

Friday, October 27, 2017/Author: NCWRC blogger/Number of views (6397)/Comments (0)/
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See you at the State Fair October 12-22!

See you at the State Fair October 12-22!

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s State Fair exhibit is located between the Old Farm Machinery Building and the Children's Barnyard, across from the Village of Yesteryear.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017/Author: Ryan Kennemur/Number of views (2516)/Comments (0)/
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Research Continues on North Carolina's Box Turtle

Research Continues on North Carolina's Box Turtle

North Carolina Box Turtles (Terrapene carolina) are a priority species in the state's Wildlife Action PlanIn 2007, a 100-year Box Turtle Connection study commenced to help us learn more about the status and trends in box turtle populations, identify threats, and develop strategies for long-term species conservation. READ MORE

Thursday, August 10, 2017/Author: NCWRC blogger/Number of views (1233)/Comments (0)/
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