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Agreement Reached in Red Wolf Lawsuit Against Wildlife Commission
RALEIGH, N.C. (Nov. 14, 2014) — An agreement has been reached in a lawsuit against the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, which will restore conditional coyote hunting in the five-county red wolf reintroduction area of eastern North Carolina...

Public Comments Requested for Revised Chronic Wasting Disease Response Plan
RALEIGH, N.C. (Nov. 12, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources is inviting public comment on draft revisions to the state’s proposed response plan in the event of an outbreak of chronic wasting disease. Chronic wasting disease (CWD) is a...

Home from the Hunt Campaign Turns Attention to Waterfowl Hunting
RALEIGH, N.C. (Nov. 7, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Home From The Hunt™ campaign is reminding waterfowl hunters who use boats to exercise boating safety and hunting safety. The Wildlife Commission has set da...

Wildlife Commission Schedules Shooting Range Re-Opening Event
ELLERBE, N.C. (Nov. 6, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has scheduled a re-opening event at its recently renovated shooting range at the John F. Lentz Hunter Education Complex this Saturday, Nov. 8, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The...

Wildlife Commission Renovates Rose Bay Boating Access Area
SCRANTON, N.C. (Oct. 31, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has re-opened the Rose Bay Boating Access Area in Hyde County after completing renovations today. The access area, located at 6740 U.S. Highway 264 E in Scranton, prov...

Revisions Made to Captive Cervid Licenses and Permits
RALEIGH, N.C. (Oct. 30, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission today approved temporary rules allowing the issuance of permits and licenses for “farmed cervid” facilities. Cervids are the family of mammals that includes de...

Outbreak of Hemorrhagic Disease in Piedmont Deer Tapers Off
RALEIGH, N.C. (Oct. 27, 2014) — After receiving multiple reports of dead, dying or sick deer in seven Piedmont counties, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission said today that the outbreak of hemorrhagic disease (HD) in white-tailed deer appe...

Dawson Creek and Turkey Creek Boating Access Areas Closed for Renovations
RALEIGH, N.C. (Oct. 27, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has closed a pair of boating access areas in the coastal plain for renovations — Dawson Creek in Pamlico County and Turkey Creek in Onslow County. Dawson Creek BA...

October 29, 2014 Committee Meeting Agendas
Raleigh, N.C. (October 24, 2014) Download the PDF's below for the October 29th committee meeting agendas. 10-11 a.m. Small Game Committee Meeting Agenda (PDF) 11-12 p.m. Habitat, Nongame & Endangered Species Committee Meeting Agenda (PDF)...

October 30, 2014 Commission Meeting Agenda Package
Raleigh, N.C. (October 24, 2014) Download the October 30th commission meeting agenda package below. October 30, 2014 Commission Meeting Agenda Package (PDF - 10 MB)

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