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“Saved by the Zone: The Life Jacket Zone” Safety Campaign to Begin
RALEIGH, N.C. (April 17, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will partner with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in a summer boating safety campaign, “Saved by the Zone: The Life Jacket Zone.” Other partners include N.C....

Wildlife Commission and Greater Uwharrie Conservation Partnership Host Rescheduled Nature and History Day in Lawrenceville
LAWRENCEVILLE, N.C. (April 17, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, along with the Greater Uwharrie Conservation  Partnership, is hosting a Nature and History Day at the Lost Town of Lawrenceville in Montgomery County on April...

Wildlife Commission Conducts Three Prescribed Burns Today
RALEIGH, N.C. (April 17, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is conducting three prescribed burns today in parts of Richmond and Caswell counties. WHAT:  Prescribed burns to reduce pine litter and undesired vegetation, and t...

Wildlife Commission Schedules Public Hearing on Temporary Rule Authorizing Still Hunting Zones on Game Lands
RALEIGH (April 16, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will hold a public hearing on April 22 at its headquarters in Raleigh to accept public comments on a proposed temporary rule change authorizing the Commission to establish stil...

Wildlife Commission Temporarily Closing Cold Mountain Shooting Range for Maintenance
WAYNESVILLE, N.C. (April 16, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will close the Wayne E. Smith Shooting Range on Cold Mountain Game Land in Haywood County April 21-25 for routine maintenance and repairs. Commission staff annually...

Wildlife Commission Set to Repair, Improve Rhodes Pond Dam
RALEIGH, N.C. (April 16, 2014) — The Land Use and Access Committee of the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission voted yesterday to direct staff to coordinate with consultants to repair and improve the dam at Rhodes Pond near Godwin in Cumberland...

April 24, 2014 Habitat, Nongame and Endangered Species Committee Meeting Notice
Raleigh, N.C. (April 15, 2014) Download the PDF below for the  April 24, 2014 Habitat, Nongame and Endangered Species Committee Meeting Notice. Habitat, Nongame and Endangered Species Committee Meeting Notice (PDF)

NRA Presents $25,000 Check to Wildlife Commission for Public Shooting Range
RALEIGH, N.C. (April 15, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission recently accepted a $25,000 check from the National Rifle Association of America to help fund the construction of a public shooting range in Cleveland County. Brian Hyd...

Wildlife Commission Conducts Three Prescribed Burns Today
RALEIGH, N.C. (April 14, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is conducting three prescribed burns today in parts of Halifax, Richmond and Wake Counties. WHAT:  Prescribed burns to reduce pine litter and undesired vegetation,...

Deadline Extended for Wildlife Diversity License Plate Contest
GREENSBORO, N.C. (April 11, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and the University of North Carolina-Greensboro have extended the deadline for their license plate contest to May 15, 2014. The contest, which was conceived by UNC-G&r...

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