on May 23, 2011 12:00 AM • Views 4987
Media Contact: Carolyn Rickard, Public Information Officer

RALEIGH, N.C. (May 23, 2011) – The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has set the schedule for its annual public hearings.

Each year, the Commission adjusts hunting, fishing and trapping seasons and rules in response to wildlife population changes, wildlife conservation objectives, or public needs and desires. Public comments on proposed rule changes received through the public hearings process is a critical component in the decision making process.

All hearings begin at 7 p.m. The 2011 hearings’ dates and locations are scheduled as follows:


September 6, 2011

4 Dublin

Bladen Community College

September 7, 2011

5 Graham Courthouse

September 8, 2011

6 Norwood South Stanly High School

September 13, 2011

8 Morganton Municipal Auditorium

September 14, 2011

9 Clyde Haywood Community College

September 15, 2011


7 Wilkesboro The Walker Center Wilkes Community College

September 20, 2011

1 Edenton Swain Auditorium

September 21, 2011

2 New Bern Courthouse

September 22, 2011

3 Rocky Mount Nash Community College

September 28, 2011

Statewide Raleigh Centennial Campus Auditorium *

* The purpose of the Raleigh public hearing is to receive comments on proposed changes to Falconry Permitting Rules only.

For more information on the rulemaking process, download “From Proposal to Regulation” at www.ncwildlife.org.