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Free Waterfowl Hunting Seminars to be held in Raleigh
RALEIGH, N.C. (Dec. 1, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has scheduled two free introduction to waterfowl hunting seminars this month at the Centennial Campus Center for Wildlife Education in Raleigh. The seminars are schedule...

Draft Game Land Management Plans Available for Public Review
RALEIGH, N.C. (Nov. 24, 2014) — After conducting a series of public meetings to gather input on developing management plans for game lands across the state, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has posted draft plans for seven game lands on...

Wildlife Commission Supports U.S. Forest Service’s Proposed Management Areas
RALEIGH, N.C. (Nov. 24, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is joining other organizations in supporting the proposed management areas unveiled by the U.S. Forest Service for the Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests, located in we...

January 2015 Public Hearings Schedule
Raleigh, N.C. (November 24, 2014) Download the schedule for the January 2015 Public Hearings for Proposed Changes in Wildlife and Fisheries Management Rules. January 2015 Public Hearings Schedule (PDF)

Wildlife Commission Joins SARP in Celebration of Aquatic Habitat Conservation
Accomplishments and Successes Detailed in Newly Released Anniversary-Edition Report (Editor’s Note: The following news release is reprinted with permission of the Southeast Aquatic Resources Partnership, www.southeastaquatics.net) NASH...

New, Larger Boating Access Area Opens on New River in Jacksonville
JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (Nov. 21, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission partnered with the city of Jacksonville and Onslow County yesterday to host a grand opening of the new Jacksonville Landing Boating Access Area on the New River. T...

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Receives Red Wolf Program Evaluation
(Editor’s Note: The following news release is reprinted with permission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, www.fws.gov) ATLANTA (Nov. 20, 2014) — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today released a 171-page, peer-reviewed evaluat...

Home From The Hunt™ Campaign Message for the Holidays: Be Safe
RALEIGH, N.C. (Nov. 20, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Home From The Hunt™ campaign reminds everyone who is hunting during the holiday season to make safety the top priority. “Thanksgiving and Christmas...

Pilot Program Allows Hunters to Sign Up for Duck Blinds Before Hunts
RALEIGH, N.C. (Nov. 18, 2014) — A pilot program that allows hunters to sign up for waterfowl blinds when they apply for permits is earning high marks from hunters who are participating in the program. The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission...

Volunteers Learn New Method of Teaching Fly Fishing
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (Nov. 17, 2014) — Volunteer fishing instructors with the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission recently completed training on a new way to teach fly fishing in preparation for basic fly-fishing clinics that start in January....

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