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Wildlife Commission Conducts Prescribed Burn on Sandhills Game Land
RALEIGH, N.C. (April 8, 2015) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is conducting one prescribed burn today on the following game land: WHERE: One location: ·        Sandhills Game Land in...

Space Still Available for Fishing Skills Workshops in April
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (April 7, 2015) — Space remains for two free fishing workshops being conducted this month by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission at the John E. Pechmann Fishing Education Center in Fayetteville. On April 11, the cente...

Wildlife Commission and Greater Uwharrie Conservation Partnership Host Nature Day in Troy
TROY, N.C. (April 7, 2015) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, along with the Greater Uwharrie Conservation Partnership, is hosting “Nature Day @ Nichols” on April 18 from 1-4 p.m., as part of the North Carolina Science Fest...

Wildlife Commission Conducts Prescribed Burns on Four Game Lands Today
RALEIGH, N.C. (April 6, 2015) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is conducting four prescribed burns today on the following game lands: WHERE: Four locations: ·        Butner-Falls of Neuse Gam...

Wildlife Commission Seeks Nominees for Annual Small Game Awards
RALEIGH, N.C. (April 6, 2015) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is seeking nominees for its annual Lawrence G. Diedrick Small Game Awards, which recognize an individual and organization whose contributions aid wildlife that depend on e...

Wildlife Commission Asks Hunters to Help with Wild Turkey Virus Research
RALEIGH, N.C. (April 2, 2015) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is seeking the assistance of turkey hunters with a study of North Carolina’s wild turkey population. Successful hunters who want to participate are asked to remov...

Prescribed Burns Conducted Today on Jordan, Sandhills, Embro Game Lands
RALEIGH, N.C. (April 2, 2015) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is conducting three prescribed burns today on the following game lands: WHERE: Three locations: ·        Jordan Game Land in...

Prescribed Burns Conducted Today Four Game Lands
RALEIGH, N.C. (April 1, 2015) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is conducting five prescribed burns today, including two on the Sandhills Game Land in Richmond County.   WHERE: Four locations: ·    &...

Bat-Killing Fungus Continues in North Carolina
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (March 31, 2015) —  White-nose syndrome, a fungal disease that has killed millions of bats in the eastern United States, continues to affect bat populations in western North Carolina, although the declines associated with...

Warm Weather Brings Black Bear Sightings and Advisories
RALEIGH, N.C.  (March 31, 2015) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission advises that black bear sightings will become more common across the state as weather becomes warmer. While black bears are not inherently dangerous and rarely ag...

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