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Wildlife Commission Provides Tips on Living with Alligators
RALEIGH, N.C. (July 15, 2015) – As sightings of alligators become more numerous in North Carolina, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is offering tips on how to co-exist peacefully with these large reptiles. While they may look scary a...

Prescribed Burn Today on Suggs Mill Pond Game Land
RALEIGH, N.C. (July 15, 2015) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is conducting a prescribed burn today on the following game land: WHERE: One location: Suggs Mill Pond Game Land –  70 acres in Bladen County....

Wildlife Commission Reopens Fayetteville Boating Access Area
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (July 13, 2015) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has re-opened the Fayetteville Creek Boating Access Area after completing renovations today. The boating access area, which is located at 2517 Wilmington Highway in F...

Forest Service Temporarily Halts Target Shooting on Croatan National Forest Due to Public Safety Concerns
Note: The news release below was issued by the U.S. Forest Service on July 10, 2015 New Bern, N.C. (July 10, 2015) – U.S. Forest Service officials announced today that an emergency closure order, effective July 13, 2015, prohibiting target...

July 16, 2015 Commission Meeting Agenda Package
Raleigh, N.C. (July 10, 2015)  Download the July 16th Commission Meeting agenda package below. July 16, 2015 Commission Meeting Agenda Package (PDF - 10.8 MB)

North Carolina’s Outdoor Heritage Act Signed into Law
Frequently Asked Questions About the Outdoor Heritage Act RALEIGH, N.C. (July 9, 2015) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission announced today that Gov. Pat McCrory signed into law the Outdoor Heritage Act (House Bill 640), which include...

July 15, 2015 Committee Meetings' Agendas
Raleigh, N.C. (July 8, 2015) Download the PDFs below for the July 15th committee meetings' agendas. 8:45 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.  Fisheries Committee Meeting Agenda (PDF) 9:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.  Committee of the Whole Meeting Agenda&...

Wildlife Commission and State Highway Patrol Release “On the Road, On the Water, Don’t Drink and Drive” July 4 Totals
RALEIGH, N.C. (July 8, 2015) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and the State Highway Patrol released the totals for the “On the Road, On the Water, Don’t Drink and Drive” campaign for the period of Friday, July 3 thro...

Prescribed Burn Conducted Today on the Sandhills Game Land
RALEIGH, N.C. (July 8, 2015) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is conducting a prescribed burn today on the following game land: WHERE: One location: Sandhills Game Land – 181 acres in Scotland County.  GPS c...

July 16, 2015 Commission Meeting Agenda
Raleigh, N.C. (July 7, 2015)  Download the PDF below for the July 16, 2015 Commission Meeting Agenda. July 16, 2015 Commission Meeting Agenda (PDF)

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