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Unlikely Headfellows: Reflecting on Millinery History and Migratory Bird Conservation

Unlikely Headfellows: Reflecting on Millinery History and Migratory Bird Conservation

By Malory Henderson

The Migratory Bird Treaty Act set the international standard for the protection of bird species that we still follow today, but many don’t know the story behind how it came to be and what came before…MORE

Friday, May 18, 2018/Author: FairleyMahlum/Number of views (488)/Comments (0)/
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Conservation Conversation - Snakes of North Carolina with Biologist Jeff Hall

Conservation Conversation - Snakes of North Carolina with Biologist Jeff Hall

In this episode of Conservation Conversations, sit down with biologist Jeff Hall as he explains to you how to identify snakes located in North Carolina, how to tell the difference between different snake species, what to do if you find a snake and many more snake related questions and information. MORE

Thursday, May 17, 2018/Author: FairleyMahlum/Number of views (101)/Comments (0)/
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Tern Turret Tidings – The Black-“Crowned” Birds are Back in Town

Tern Turret Tidings – The Black-“Crowned” Birds are Back in Town

The black-“crowned” birds are back in town. Over the last couple of weeks, least terns have been checking out the rooftop of the North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores in Carteret County. Staff with the aquarium and the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission are hopeful that the birds will soon begin nesting on the rooftop for a second year in a row.

Least terns are the smallest terns found in North America, measuring between . . . MORE

Friday, April 27, 2018/Author: NCWRC blogger/Number of views (3878)/Comments (0)/
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Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Weekend Brings New Experiences

Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Weekend Brings New Experiences

"If you had told me just over 15 years ago that I would be firing rifles, daydreaming of buying a truck and researching venison recipes, I would have never believed you."

Wednesday, April 18, 2018/Author: NCWRC blogger/Number of views (8839)/Comments (0)/
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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 (5188)/Comments (0)/
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