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Three Lakes in Jackson County Will Not Receive Fall Trout Stockings
RALEIGH, N.C. (Oct. 7, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission cancelled trout stockings in three Jackson County lakes this fall because of low water levels resulting from maintenance work on dams. Bear, Wolf Creek and Tanassee lake...

Comment on Proposed Changes for Captive Cervid Licenses and Permits
RALEIGH, N.C. (Oct. 6, 2014) — As required by a new state law, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is revising management of its captive cervid program through rulemaking. Cervids are the family of animals that includes white-tailed deer a...

Wildlife Commission Seeks Artists for North Carolina Duck Stamp Competition
RALEIGH, N.C. (Oct. 2, 2014) — Artists’ entries are being accepted through Jan. 23, 2015, for the N.C. Waterfowl Conservation Stamp Competition. The winning artwork will be featured on the 2015-16 waterfowl conservation stamp, also know...

Wildlife Commission’s State Fair Exhibit Features Fur, Feathers, Fins and Fun
RALEIGH, N.C. (Sept. 30, 2014) – Learn about the many outdoor opportunities the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission offers the public by visiting the agency’s State Fair exhibit in Raleigh from Oct. 16-26. The exhibit, located downhil...

October 1, 2014 Special Electronic Meeting Notice
Raleigh, N.C. (September 29, 2014) Download the PDF below for the Wednesday, October 1st special electronic meeting notice. October 1, 2014 Special Electronic Meeting Notice (PDF)

October 30, 2014 Commission Meeting Notice
Raleigh, N.C. (September 25, 2014) Download the PDF below for the Thursday, October 30th commission meeting notice. October 30, 2014 Commission Meeting Notice (PDF)

Delayed-Harvest Trout Waters Open Oct. 1
RALEIGH, N.C. (Sept. 23, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will implement delayed-harvest regulations on 33 trout waters in 18 western North Carolina counties on Oct. 1. Before Oct. 1, hatchery-supported regulations apply to thes...

Wildlife Commission Issues Archery Hunting Safety Reminders
RALEIGH, N.C. (Sept. 23, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Home From The Hunt™ safety campaign recommends some guidelines when hunting with archery equipment, including crossbows. “The safety considerations...

Wildlife Commission Launches New Conservation License Plate
RALEIGH, N.C. (Sept. 22, 2014) — Motorists can help support the conservation and management of brook trout by purchasing a new conservation license plate that depicts the only native coldwater trout in the state. The N.C. Wildlife Resource...

Hearings Set for Captive Cervid Licenses and Permits Proposal
RALEIGH, N.C. (Sept. 22, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will hold two public hearings to take comments on proposed changes for captive cervid licenses and permits. Cervids are the family of mammals that includes white-taile...

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