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Wildlife Officers Honored with Governor’s Awards for Excellence
RALEIGH, N.C. (Nov. 21, 2013) — Wildlife officers with the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission have been honored with Governor’s Awards for Excellence, the highest honor bestowed upon a state employee. The awards were presented during th...

Special Hunting and Fishing Licensing Privileges for Military Personnel
RALEIGH, N.C. (Nov. 21, 2013) — Military personnel hunting and fishing in North Carolina can enjoy special licensing privileges as long as they meet criteria set by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission. Military personnel who are residen...

Wildlife Commission Offers Free Lure-Making Workshops in Raleigh
RALEIGH, N.C. (Nov. 21, 2013) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will host two free, family-oriented workshops on making soft plastic lures in December at the Centennial Campus Center for Wildlife Education in Raleigh. The first works...

A Home From The Huntâ„¢ Message For The Holidays: Be Safe
RALEIGH, N.C. (Nov. 20, 2013) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Home From The Hunt™ campaign reminds anyone planning a hunting trip during the holiday season to make safety the top priority. “Thanksgiving and Chr...

Wildlife Commission Opens New Boating Access Area in Brunswick County
SHALLOTTE, N.C. (Nov. 19, 2013) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission opened a new boating access area in Brunswick County in Shallotte on Nov. 18. The Brick Landing Boating Access Area is located at 1921 Bricklanding Road SW in Shallotte,...

The Fork in Stanly County Conserved by Catawba Lands Conservancy
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Nov. 14, 2013) — The Fork Farm and Stables (The Fork), a 1,406-acre regional outdoor recreation, working farm and event facility in Stanly County, will now be conserved forever thanks to a donation to Catawba Lands Conservanc...

Prescribed Burn for South Mountains Cancelled
CONNELLY SPRINGS, N.C. (Nov. 14,2013) — The prescribed burn on 500 acres at South Mountains in south Burke and Rutherford counties, which had been scheduled for today, has been cancelled due to smokemanagement issues and extremely low humidit...

Prescribed Fire to Burn 500 Acres in the South Mountains
CONNELLY SPRINGS, N.C. (Nov. 13, 2013) — Assisted by a N.C. Forest Service youth program, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and the N.C. Division of Parks and Recreation will conduct a prescribed burn on 500 acres in south Burke and Ruth...

Wildlife Commission Creates Wetland in Sandhills for Amphibians
HOFFMAN, N.C. (Nov. 13, 2013) – If you build it, they will come. That is what N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission biologists are hoping for after creating a wetland on the Sandhills Game Land in Scotland County. Staff created the 1/3-acre w...

Cleveland County and Wildlife Commission Partner to Build Public Shooting Facility
SHELBY, N.C. (Nov. 8, 2013) —The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and Cleveland County Board of Commissioners have formed a partnership to build a public shooting range in the county. On Thursday, the Wildlife Commission chairman and a Cl...

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