North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission

News About The Upland Gazette

The Wildlife Commission’s Upland Gazette is Now Part of the Spring and Fall Guides of Wildlife in North Carolina Magazine

The Wildlife Commission’s Upland Gazette newsletter is published each Spring and Fall for anyone interested in wildlife species and the habitats they need to live in the Tarheel state. The Upland Gazette is in its 22nd year of providing North Carolinians information about bobwhite quail, rabbits, other small game wildlife, songbirds, and many other game and nongame species and their habitats.

Beginning in the Fall of 2015, all subscribers to Wildlife in North Carolina received the Upland Gazette as part of their normal subscription.  Online readers are still be able to access each issue of the Upland Gazette on our website a few weeks after the WINC Guides are published.  Issues from 1996 through Spring 2017 are posted here for readers.  Please continue to read the Upland Gazette and provide us feedback and questions on our articles.

Mark D. Jones, Upland Gazette Editor and Supervising Wildlife Biologist, North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission

The Latest Issue

Stay up-to-date with North Carolina small game issues and wildlife habitat information in the Upland Gazette newsletter!

The Fall 2017 Issue of the Upland Gazette is now available along with all past issues at the links below.  Articles in the current issue include:

  • A Season of Dogs” which describes a hunter’s quest to spend a season hunting with a variety of canine companions and good friends for diverse species of game.
  • A story describing a hunter’s love of squirrel hunting and how time in the woods has shaped his life and helped him bond with his son.
  • A look at our almost unknown game birds – rails, which provide challenge and opportunity in some of North Carolina’s most unique bird hunting habitats.
  • The “Quiet Ones” which focuses on North Carolina’s diverse and unique salamanders and some of the threats to their populations.
  • Finally, two stories in our Conservation Chronicles Series focusing on efforts by our State’s citizens to manage their lands for wildlife.  One story delves into the differences and similarities between “locals” and “outsiders” while another provides important information about transitioning family lands from one generation to the next.


Please look for future issues here on our website and consider subscribing to Wildlife in North Carolina Magazine which includes the Upland Gazette in its Spring and Fall Guides (

We hope you enjoy the Upland Gazette!

Upland Gazette Editor and Supervising Wildlife Biologist

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