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Wildlife Commission Improves Fish Habitat in Five Piedmont Reservoirs
RALEIGH, N.C. (Oct. 22, 2014) — Staff with the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission this summer planted aquatic vegetation in five Piedmont reservoirs to improve fish habitat and provide anglers with better fishing opportunities. Staff plante...

Federal and State Officials Request Assistance in Investigation of Gunshot Red Wolf
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission are requesting assistance with an investigation involving the suspected illegal take of a radio-collared red wolf that was recently found dead. The federally protected re...

Basic Firearms Safety is a Must for Hunting
RALEIGH, N.C. (Oct. 17, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Home From The Hunt™ campaign encourages hunters to take the proper precautions with firearms to be safe during time spent outdoors. Firearms safety is an e...

New Wildlife T-Shirt Debuts at Commission’s State Fair Exhibit
RALEIGH, N.C. (Oct. 14, 2014) – For the third year in a row, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has partnered with Neuse Sport Shop to create a wildlife diversity T-shirt that will debut at the agency’s State Fair exhibit in Raleigh...

Wildlife Commission to Begin Repairing Rhodes Pond Dam
Agency Plans to Have Cumberland County Pond Refilled by September 2015 GODWIN, N.C. (Oct. 9, 2014) — This time next year, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission plans to see the public once again enjoying Rhodes Pond, a 461-acre lake in...

Blaze Orange Requirements and Recommendations for North Carolina
RALEIGH, N.C. (Oct. 8, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Home From The Hunt™ safety campaign is reminding hunters to follow blaze orange requirements and making safety recommendations to others who spend time outdoo...

October 10, 2014 Special Electronic Meeting Notice
Raleigh, N.C. (October 8, 2014) Download the PDF below for the Wednesday, October 1st special electronic meeting notice. October 10, 2014 Special Electronic Meeting Notice (PDF)

October 29, 2014 Committee Meetings' Notice
Raleigh, N.C. (October 8, 2014) Download the PDF below for the Wednesday, October 29th committee meetings' notice. October 29, 2014 Committee Meetings' Notice (PDF)

Three Lakes in Jackson County Will Not Receive Fall Trout Stockings
RALEIGH, N.C. (Oct. 7, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission cancelled trout stockings in three Jackson County lakes this fall because of low water levels resulting from maintenance work on dams. Bear, Wolf Creek and Tanassee lake...

Comment on Proposed Changes for Captive Cervid Licenses and Permits
RALEIGH, N.C. (Oct. 6, 2014) — As required by a new state law, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is revising management of its captive cervid program through rulemaking. Cervids are the family of animals that includes white-tailed deer a...

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