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Commission Confirms Case of a Rabid Deer in Cherokee County

  • 8 September 2017
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The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission recently confirmed a rare case of rabies in a deceased deer in Cherokee County.   The Commission received multiple reports of dead deer around water sources and dying deer...

No Cause for Alarm: Prescribed Burns Benefit Wildlife and Habitat

  • 12 January 2017
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In January, North Carolina residents may start to see smoke in the vicinity of N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission game lands. What they’re witnessing is usually a prescribed burn—one of the most beneficial and...

Out-of-State Hunters Can Help Keep CWD Out of North Carolina

  • 2 December 2016
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As chronic wasting disease (CWD) cases sprout up around the country, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission reminds hunters who travel beyond state lines to follow importing regulations before returning home.

Wildlife Resources Commission to Host Private Lands Habitat Workshop

  • 24 August 2016
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The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will host an informational workshop for private landowners to learn about timber and wildlife habitat management opportunities. The workshop will occur on Sept. 21 from 9...

Fawns and Other Young Wildlife – Look, But Don’t Touch

  • 6 May 2016
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Encounters with wild animals, particularly young wildlife such as fawns, become more frequent in the spring. The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission reminds people to enjoy wildlife with respect and caution when these...
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