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Wildlife Commission Reminds Visitors to Cold Mountain Shooting Range of Temporary Closure
WAYNESVILLE, N.C. (April 10, 2015) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will temporarily close the Wayne E. Smith Shooting Range on Cold Mountain Game Land on April 13-17 for routine maintenance and repairs. Each spring, Commission staf...

Trout Fishing to be Introduced at Hanging Rock State Park
DANBURY, N.C. (April 9, 2015) — Rainbow trout will be introduced in a 12-acre lake at Hanging Rock State Park in Stokes County as part of a joint effort between the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and the N.C. Division of Parks and Recreat...

Wildlife Commission Conducts Prescribed Burn on Sandhills Game Land
RALEIGH, N.C. (April 9, 2015) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is conducting one prescribed burn today on the following game land: WHERE: One location: ·        Sandhills Game Land in...

Wildlife Commission and Cleveland County Break Ground on Shooting Range
SHELBY, N.C. (April 8, 2015) — With a symbolic turn of earth from 15 shovels, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and the Cleveland County Board of Commissioners officially broke ground Monday for a new state-of-the-art public shooting ran...

Wildlife Commission Conducts Prescribed Burn on Sandhills Game Land
RALEIGH, N.C. (April 8, 2015) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is conducting one prescribed burn today on the following game land: WHERE: One location: ·        Sandhills Game Land in...

Space Still Available for Fishing Skills Workshops in April
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (April 7, 2015) — Space remains for two free fishing workshops being conducted this month by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission at the John E. Pechmann Fishing Education Center in Fayetteville. On April 11, the cente...

Wildlife Commission and Greater Uwharrie Conservation Partnership Host Nature Day in Troy
TROY, N.C. (April 7, 2015) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, along with the Greater Uwharrie Conservation Partnership, is hosting “Nature Day @ Nichols” on April 18 from 1-4 p.m., as part of the North Carolina Science Fest...

Wildlife Commission Conducts Prescribed Burns on Four Game Lands Today
RALEIGH, N.C. (April 6, 2015) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is conducting four prescribed burns today on the following game lands: WHERE: Four locations: ·        Butner-Falls of Neuse Gam...

Wildlife Commission Seeks Nominees for Annual Small Game Awards
RALEIGH, N.C. (April 6, 2015) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is seeking nominees for its annual Lawrence G. Diedrick Small Game Awards, which recognize an individual and organization whose contributions aid wildlife that depend on e...

Wildlife Commission Asks Hunters to Help with Wild Turkey Virus Research
RALEIGH, N.C. (April 2, 2015) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is seeking the assistance of turkey hunters with a study of North Carolina’s wild turkey population. Successful hunters who want to participate are asked to remov...

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