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Wildlife Commission Offers Youth Deer Hunting Opportunity
NEW BERN, N.C. (Nov. 10, 2015) –The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is offering a youth-only deer hunting opportunity on Dec. 12 at Weyerhaeuser-Cool Springs Environmental Education Center in Craven County. The hunt is limited to 10 you...

December 10, 2015 Commission Meeting Notice
Raleigh, N.C. (November 9, 2015) Download the PDF below for the Thursday, December 10th commission meeting notice. December 10, 2015 Commission Meeting Notice (PDF)

Home From The Huntâ„¢ Urges Hunters to Think Before Pulling the Trigger
RALEIGH (Nov. 6, 2015) - The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Home From The Hunt™ safety campaign wants hunters to always think twice and positively identify their target and what is beyond it before pulling the trigger. “D...

Use of short-barreled rifles now legal for taking wildlife in N.C.
RALEIGH, N.C. (Oct. 30, 2015) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission announces that the state now allows the use of short-barreled rifles while legally taking wildlife. A short-barreled rifle is define...

Little Tennessee River Recognized for Native Fish Conservation
The news release below is a reprint courtesy of Gary Peeples, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Tallassee, TN (Oct. 14, 2015) – Recognizing its incredible diversity of stream life and years of efforts to conserve that diversity, the Little Ten...

Wildlife Commission Announces New and Reappointed Commissioners
RALEIGH, N.C. (Oct. 29, 2015) – The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has added five commissioners to its governing board and reappointed six commissioners to new terms. Landon Zimmer, of Wilmington, was appointed by Senate leader Phil Be...

Game Land Management Plans Now Available Online
RALEIGH, N.C. (Oct. 27, 2015) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has posted on its website the final versions of seven game land management plans. The Commission developed the plans to provide a management framework for these public...

Artists Sought for North Carolina Duck Stamp Competition
RALEIGH, N.C. (Oct. 26, 2015) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and the Washington Tourism Development Authority are seeking artists’ entries for the N.C. Waterfowl Conservation Stamp Print. Entries must be received by 5 p.m. on...

Prescribed Burns Today on Chowan Swamp, White Oak Game Lands
RALEIGH, N.C. Oct. 26, 2015) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is conducting a prescribed burn today on the following game lands: WHERE: Two locations: White Oak Game Land in Onslow County; 40 acres Chowan Swamp Game Land...

October 22, 2015 Commission Meeting Agenda Package
Raleigh, N.C. (October 20, 2015)  Download the October 22nd Commission Meeting agenda package below. October 22, 2015 Commission Meeting Agenda Package (PDF - 11 MB)

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