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Wildlife Commission Recommends Tree Stand Safety Before and During Hunting Season
RALEIGH, N.C. (Aug. 7, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Home From The Hunt™ safety campaign is reminding hunters to be just as cautious with tree stands prior to deer season as they should while hunting. “A...

Wildlife Commission Offers Special-Opportunity Hunts to Youths
RALEIGH, N.C. (Aug. 5, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will offer facilitated permit hunts for youth, 12 to 15 years old, during the upcoming hunting season. “All participants are provided guidance and assistance,&rdqu...

Volunteers Needed for Butterfly Count on Sandy Mush Game Land
ALEXANDER, N.C. (July 31, 2014) —Looking for a different way to enjoy time in the outdoors? Why not try a day of butterfly chasing? The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, along with the North American Butterfly Association (NABA), needs more...

Wildlife Commission Opens New Fishing Access Area on Uwharrie River
TROY, N.C. (July 30, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has opened a new fishing access area on the Uwharrie River at the N.C. Hwy. 109 bridge, north of Troy in Montgomery County. The Hwy. 109 Public Fishing Access Area, locate...

Commission to Combat Problems with Buzzards at Boat Ramps
RALEIGH, N.C. (July 30, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is requesting public assistance in a battle against boat ramp buzzards. Buzzards, which are also known as vultures, have damaged cars, trucks and boat trailers at some...

Federal Duck Stamp Will Be Available Electronically Aug. 1
RALEIGH, N.C. (July 29, 2014) — Waterfowl hunters in North Carolina will have the option of purchasing a federal duck stamp electronically, starting Aug. 1. The new “Duck E-Stamp” allows the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission to...

Landowners Invited to Invasive Species Workshop
TROY, N.C. (July 28, 2014) — The Greater Uwharrie Conservation Partnership is hosting a free, day-long invasive species workshop for private forestland owners on Aug. 22 at Montgomery County Community College in Troy.  The “Invas...

Wildlife License Fee Changes Go into Effect Aug. 1
RALEIGH, N.C. (July 28, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission announced today several changes to its hunting, inland fishing and trapping licenses, which will go into effect Aug. 1. Changes include: Increased fees for certain sho...

August 28, 2014 Commission Meeting Notice
Raleigh, N.C. (July 25, 2014) Download the PDF below for the Thursday, August 28th commission meeting notice. August 28, 2014 Commission Meeting Notice (PDF)

Feeding or Harassing Alligators is Dangerous and Illegal
RALEIGH, N.C. (July 22, 2014) —The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is reminding people that if you see an alligator, in most instances it is not necessary to do anything other than leave it alone. Alligators have become fairly common in...

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