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North Carolina Joins Crackdown on Illegal Online Wildlife Sales
RALEIGH, N.C. (Oct. 3, 2013) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission recently worked with other state and federal agencies for a crackdown on illegal wildlife trade through the Internet. Titled “Operation Wild Web,” the ongoing...

November 7, 2013 Commission Meeting Notice
RALEIGH, N.C. (October 1, 2013) Download the PDF below for the November 7, 2013 Commission Meeting Notice. November 7, 2013 Commission Meeting Notice (PDF)

Free, Family-Friendly Outdoor Events Scheduled for Saturday
RALEIGH, N.C. (Sept. 27, 2013) — Join the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission tomorrow as we celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day by hosting or supporting seven, family-friendly events that highlight our state’s extraordinary hunti...

Trout Stockings in East Prong Roaring River, Stone Mountain Creek and Little River Delayed Until Oct. 14
MARION, N.C. (Sept. 26, 2013) – The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has postponed trout stockings in East Prong Roaring River and Stone Mountain Creek in Stone Mountain State Park and Little River near Sparta until Oct. 14 due to an ongoin...

Survey Identifies Value of Hunting and Fishing to N.C. Economy
RALEIGH, N.C. (Sept. 26, 2013) — In advance of National Hunting and Fishing Day on Saturday (Sept. 28), the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is highlighting results from a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and U.S. Census Bureau survey to show...

Women’s Hunter Education Course Offered in Raleigh
RALEIGH, N.C. (Sept. 25, 2013) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will offer a hunter education course for women in Raleigh on Nov. 1-2. The free course is offered on a first-come, first-served basis with limited space available and p...

Delayed-Harvest Trout Waters Open Oct. 1
RALEIGH, N.C. (Sept. 24, 2013) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will implement delayed-harvest regulations on 33 trout waters in18 western North Carolina counties on Oct. 1. Before Oct. 1, hatchery-supported regulations apply to these...

Wildlife Commission Announces Price Increase and Changes for Vessel Registrations
RALEIGH, N.C. (Sept. 24, 2013) – Fee increases and changes in vessel registration and titling resulting from the N.C. General Assembly’s passage of Senate Bill 402 will go into effect Oct. 1, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission annou...

Wildlife Commission Schedules Meetings to Discuss Black Bear Management Plan
RALEIGH, N.C. (Sept. 24, 2013) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will hold a series of public meetings in October to discuss the 2012-2022 Black Bear Management Plan, including possibly creating a Piedmont bear hunting season, extendin...

Blaze Orange Requirements and Recommendations for North Carolina
RALEIGH, N.C. (Sept. 23, 2013) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Home From The Hunt™ safety campaign is reminding hunters to follow blaze orange requirements. In North Carolina, hunters are required to wear a cap, hat o...

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