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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...

Prescribed Burn Scheduled for Richmond County
RALEIGH, N.C. (April 9, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is conducting a prescribed burn today on 76 acres of the Sandhills Game Land in Richmond County. WHAT:  Prescribed burn to reduce pine litter and wiregrass and to...

State Pre-Collegiate Shooting Sports Tournament Set
RALEIGH, N.C. (April 8, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will host the 36th annual Youth Hunter Education Skills Tournament — the state championship for pre-collegiate shooting sports — on April 26 at the Millstone 4...

Taxpayers Can Help Wildlife by Donating on Line 31 of State Income Tax Form
RALEIGH, N.C. (April 4, 2014) — Tax day is less than two weeks away and the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is asking taxpayers to remember North Carolina’s wildlife this year when completing the state income tax form by making a don...

Wildlife Commission Seeks Nominees for Annual Small Game Awards
RALEIGH, N.C. (April 3, 2014) — 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...

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