RALEIGH, N.C. (Jan. 11, 2013) — Help keep North Carolina wild when completing a N.C. State Income tax form this tax season by donating on line 31.
Your donation will go to the Nongameand Endangered Wildlife Fund, which helps the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission conduct research, conservation and monitoring work that benefits animals not hunted or fished —animals such as songbirds, sea turtles, eagles, salamanders,frogs, turtles and bats.
More than 1,000 nongame species call the Tar Heel state home. Many species, such as box turtles, gray treefrogs and cardinals, are common and can be found in your backyard. Others, such as sea turtles, Carolina northern flying squirrels and red-cockaded woodpeckers, are endangered and need conservation to prevent them from disappearing entirely from our state’s landscape.
Over the years, projects conducted by wildlife diversity biologists have led to restoration of animals that were once considered critically