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Prescribed Fire Projects to Burn 3,300 Acres in the Mountains
MORGANTON, N.C. (April 2, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, N.C. Division of Parks and Recreation, and the U. S. Forest Service will conduct prescribed burns over the next two days on 3,300 acres in Burke, Haywood, McDowell and...

Fun, Free, Family-Friendly FrogFest Scheduled for Saturday
APEX, N.C. (April 1, 2014) — Hop on down to Crowder District Park on April 5 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for the 15th Annual FrogFest, a free, family-friendly event that celebrates frogs and water quality in Wake County. The N.C. Wildlife Resour...

Nominations Sought for 2014 Wildlife Conservation Award
RALEIGH, N.C. (April 1, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is seeking nominations for the Thomas L. Quay Wildlife Diversity Award, which recognizes individuals who make outstanding contributions to wildlife diversity in North Caro...

Turkey Hunting Season Begins April 5
RALEIGH, N.C. (March 28, 2014) — The statewide spring season for wild turkeys — male and bearded turkeys only — opens Saturday, April 5, with a one-week youth season that lasts through April 11. The season for all hunters opens Ap...

March 29 Nature and History Day at Lost Town of Lawrenceville Postponed
LAWRENCEVILLE, N.C. (March 28, 2014) — The Nature and History Day at the Lost Town of Lawrenceville, scheduled for Saturday, March 29, from 1-4 p.m. has been postponed due to inclement weather. The N.C. Wildlife Resources, along with the G...

New Wildlife-Related Programs Offered at the Pechmann Center
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (March 27, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, along with the N.C. Wildlife Federation Chapter of FISH (Fayetteville Increasing Sustainable Habitat), is sponsoring new monthly wildlife-related programs at the Jo...

Wildlife Commission Offers Fly Fishing Weekend for Women in Brevard
BREVARD, N.C. (March 26, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is offering a women-only fly-fishing weekend on April 4-6 at the Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education and Davidson River Campground in Transylvania County. The fly-fish...

Wildlife Commission Seeks Public Input for Whitehall Plantation Game Land Planning
DUBLIN,  N.C. (March 26, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is holding a public meeting on April 8 in Dublin to seek input in developing a management plan for the Whitehall Plantation Game Land in Bladen County. The meetin...

Wildlife Commission Partners with UNC-Greensboro on License Plate Contest
GREENSBORO, N.C. (March 26, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, in partnership with students at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro’s Academic Think Tank, is holding a contest to generate a new license plate desig...

Wildlife Commission Seeks Public Input for Pee Dee River Game Land Planning
ROCKINGHAM, N.C. (March 25, 2014) — The N.C.Wildlife Resources Commission is holding a public meeting on April 3 in Rockingham to seek input in developing a management plan for the Pee Dee River Game Land in Richmond County.  The meet...

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