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Volunteers Learn New Method of Teaching Fly Fishing
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (Nov. 17, 2014) — Volunteer fishing instructors with the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission recently completed training on a new way to teach fly fishing in preparation for basic fly-fishing clinics that start in January....

Grand Opening Scheduled for New Jacksonville Landing Boating Access Area
WHO: The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, along with the City of Jacksonville and Onslow County, will host a grand opening and three ceremonial boat launches to celebrate the opening of a new, larger boating access area on the New River —...

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...

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