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Wildlife Commission Continues Prescribed Burn Today on Sandhills Game Land
RALEIGH, N.C. (June 10, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is continuing a prescribed burn today on the Sandhills Game Land, in Richmond County. WHAT:  Prescribed burns to reduce pine litter and undesired vegetation, and to...

Wildlife Commission Closing Wittenburg Public Fishing Area to Replace Piers
HICKORY, N.C. (June 9, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will close the Wittenburg Public Fishing Access Area located on Lake Hickory in Alexander County on June 16 to replace the fishing piers with an accessible floating fishing...

Wildlife Commission Conducts Prescribed Burn Today in Scotland County
RALEIGH, N.C. (June 9, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is conducting a prescribed burn today in Scotland County on the Sandhills Game Land. WHAT:  Prescribed burns to reduce pine litter and undesired vegetation, and to s...

Free Kids’ Fishing Events this Weekend
RALEIGH, N.C. (June 5, 2014) – If you’re looking for something fun — and free — to do this weekend, check out this list of kids fishing events being held this weekend and next weekend throughout the state. The events, cel...

Yadkin County Park Gets New Pier, Fish Stockings
YADKINVILLE, N.C. (June 6, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission recently partnered with the Yadkin County Parks and Recreation Department to construct a universally accessible fishing pier on a 1-acre pond in Yadkin County Park. T...

Wildlife Commission Conducts Prescribed Burn Today in Richmond County
RALEIGH, N.C. (June 5, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is conducting a prescribed burn today on the Sandhills Game Land in Richmond County. WHAT:  Prescribed burns to reduce pine litter and undesired vegetation, and to s...

Wildlife Commission to Hold Public Meeting on Potential Shooting Range in Burke County
MARION, N.C. (June 4, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will hold an informational meeting on June 19 to discuss constructing a shooting range on the Linville Tract of the Pisgah Game Land in Burke County. The meeting, which i...

Wildlife Commission Fish Attractor Study Receives National Award
RALEIGH, N.C. (June 3, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission recently received the 2013 Sport Fish Restoration Outstanding Project award in the category of Research and Surveys, for its evaluation of fish attractors. Mike Stone, p...

Wildlife Commission Conducts Three Prescribed Burns Today
RALEIGH, N.C. (June 6, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is conducting three prescribed burns today in parts of Richmond, Hertford and Bladen counties. WHAT:  Prescribed burns to reduce pine litter and undesired vegetation...

Public Hearing Set for Coyote Hunting in Red Wolf Reintroduction Area
RALEIGH, N.C. (June 2, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will hold a public hearing to receive comments on proposed temporary rules regarding coyote hunting in the five-county red wolf reintroduction area in northeastern North Ca...

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