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Prescribed Fire to Burn 1,100 Acres in the South Mountains
CONNELLY SPRINGS, N.C. (March 11, 2014) — The N.C.Wildlife Resources Commission and N.C. Division of Parks and Recreation will conduct a prescribed burn today on 1,100 acres of the South Mountains in south Burke and north Rutherford counties, a...

Wildlife Commission Names New Law Enforcement Chief
RALEIGH, N.C. (March 10, 2014)— The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has promoted Jon Evans to the rank of colonel and chief of the agency’s Division of Law Enforcement, effective today. The announcement was made to staff and wildl...

Herps in the House at Reptile and Amphibian Day on March 15
RALEIGH, N.C. (March 10, 2014) — Hop on down to the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences in downtown Raleigh on March 15 for the 20th Annual Reptile and Amphibian Day. The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, along with the North Carolina chapte...

New Regulation for River Herring in Effect for Coastal Rivers
RALEIGH,N.C. (March 4, 2014) —The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is reminding anglers that they cannot harvest or possess blueback herring and alewife, collectively known as “river herring,”greater than 6 inches in length whil...

Wildlife Commission Offers Kayak, Fish and Float Workshop in Fayetteville
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (March 4, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is hosting the 3rd Annual Kayak, Fish and Float workshop on April 5 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the John E. Pechmann Fishing Education Center in Fayetteville. The fre...

Wildlife Commission Schedules a Variety of Outdoor Clinics in March
BREVARD, N.C. (March 3, 2014) — The N.C.Wildlife Resources Commission is offering several outdoors-related clinics in March through its Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education, located near Brevard in Transylvania County. All events are free...

Wildlife Commission Approves Wildlife Management, Game Land, Fishing Rules
RALEIGH, N.C. (Feb. 28, 2014) —The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has approved changes to the state’s wildlife management, game land and fishing regulations for the 2014-15 season. These new regulations will take effect Aug. 1, 2014...

Bear Hunting Proposals Adopted by Wildlife Resources Commission
RALEIGH, N.C. (Feb. 27, 2014)— The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission today approved hunting regulations for 2014-15 that include establishment of a bear hunting season in the Piedmont and allowing the aid or use of unprocessed foods for bear...

N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission to Participate in Dixie Deer Classic and Cape Fear Wildlife Expo
RALEIGH, N.C. (Feb. 26, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will participate in two premier outdoor shows starting this Friday at the Dixie Deer Classic at the N.C. State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. On March 14-16, Wildlife Commissi...

Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Offers Fly-Fishing Workshop
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (Feb. 25, 2014) —The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) program will offer a basic fly-fishing skills workshop on March 22, at the John E. Pechmann Fishing Education Center in Fayett...

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