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Fishing Education Center Expands Programs with Deer Hunting Workshop
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (Aug. 11, 2014) — The John E. Pechmann Fishing Education Center’s staff expects the transition to go smoothly when programming expands from hook-and-line workshops about fishing to hook-and-bullet workshops that cover...

Public Can Comment Online on North Carolina Waterfowl Seasons
RALEIGH, N.C. (Aug. 11, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is inviting the public to provide input on regular waterfowl hunting seasons through an online comment system on its website, www.ncwildlife.org.   Regular waterfow...

Wildlife Commission Seeks Public Input for Johns River and South Mountains Game Lands Management Plan
MORGANTON, N.C. (Aug. 11, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is holding a public meeting on Aug. 25 to seek input in developing a management plan for the Johns River and South Mountain game lands, located in western North Carolina...

Wildlife Commission Proposes No-Wake Zone Changes on Mountain Island Lake
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Aug. 8, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is holding a public hearing on Aug. 21 to take comments on adopting into its rules three no-wake zones established by the Mountain Island Lake Marine Commission and creat...

Wildlife Commission Proposes No-Wake Zone on Bethel Creek
HERTFORD, N.C. (Aug. 8, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will hold a public hearing on Aug. 20 in Hertford to hear comments on a proposal to establish a no-wake zone on Bethel Creek, a tributary to the Yeopim River in Perquimans...

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...

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