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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...

Wildlife Commission Opens Two New Boating Access Areas on Glenville Lake
CULLOWHEE, N.C. (April 11, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has opened two new boating access areas on Glenville Lake, also known as Thorpe Lake, in Jackson County. The Powerhouse Boating Access Area and the Pine Creek Boating...

Fishing Pier Constructed on Cape Fear River at Lock & Dam 2
ELIZABETHTOWN, N.C. (April 11, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission recently completed construction of a universally accessible fishing pier that runs along the Cape Fear River at Lock and Dam 2 in Bladen County. The wooden pier...

April 15, 2014 Land Use and Access Committee Meeting Notice and Agenda
Raleigh, N.C. (April 10, 2014) Download the PDFs below for the  April 15, 2014 Land Use and Access Committee meeting notice and agenda. Land Use and Access Committee Meeting Notice (PDF) Land Use and Access Committee Meeting Agenda (P...

Leave Fawns and Other Young Wildlife Alone
RALEIGH, N.C. (April 10, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is reminding people to leave young wildlife alone. Human encounters with young animals often increase in the spring, when many species bear young. Handling, feeding or...

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