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Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Program Offers Target Workshop
DURHAM, N.C. (April 17, 2015) —The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Becoming an Outdoors-Woman program will offer a free shooting sports and archery workshop on June 6 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Wake County Wildlife Club rang...

April 21, 2015 Electronic Commission Meeting Notice
Raleigh, N.C. (April 17, 2015) Download the PDF below for the Tuesday, April 21st special electronic commission meeting notice. April 21, 2015 Special Electronic Meeting Notice (PDF)

Wildlife Commission’s Dam Repairs May Affect Trout Lake
JEFFERSON, N.C. (April 15, 2015) – The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will begin repair work this month on a sediment retention pond dam immediately above Trout Lake in Ashe County. The Commission hired a contracting firm to do the wor...

Wildlife Commission Stresses Safe Boating
RALEIGH, N.C. (April 15, 2015) — With seven boating fatalities already reported this year in North Carolina, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission urges boaters to follow a few simple steps to ensure safety. Last year, the Wildlife Commiss...

Wildlife Commission Announces Plan to Meet Trout-Stocking Goals
RALEIGH, N.C. (April 14, 2015) — Responding to the recent fish kill at the Armstrong State Fish Hatchery in McDowell County, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has implemented a plan to meet goals for stocking numbers and size of cat...

Important to Leave Fawns and Other Young Wildlife Alone
RALEIGH, N.C. (April 14, 2015) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is reminding people to enjoy wildlife with respect and caution, as encounters with wildlife increase in the spring, when many species bear young. Handling, feeding or...

Wildlife Commission Reopens Dawson Creek Boating Access Area
ARAPAHOE, N.C. (April 10, 2015) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has re-opened the Dawson Creek Boating Access Area in Pamlico County after completing renovations this week. The site is located at 303 Creek Place Road in Arapahoe a...

Wildlife Commission Reminds Visitors to Cold Mountain Shooting Range of Temporary Closure
WAYNESVILLE, N.C. (April 10, 2015) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will temporarily close the Wayne E. Smith Shooting Range on Cold Mountain Game Land on April 13-17 for routine maintenance and repairs. Each spring, Commission staf...

Trout Fishing to be Introduced at Hanging Rock State Park
DANBURY, N.C. (April 9, 2015) — Rainbow trout will be introduced in a 12-acre lake at Hanging Rock State Park in Stokes County as part of a joint effort between the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and the N.C. Division of Parks and Recreat...

Wildlife Commission Conducts Prescribed Burn on Sandhills Game Land
RALEIGH, N.C. (April 9, 2015) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is conducting one prescribed burn today on the following game land: WHERE: One location: ·        Sandhills Game Land in...

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