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W. Neal Hanks Sworn in as Wildlife Commissioner
RALEIGH, N.C. (May 23, 2014) – The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission welcomed a new member to its governing board during its business meeting on Thursday. W. Neal Hanks, a North Carolina native and lifelong angler and hunter from Ashevill...

Public Hearing Set for Two Mole Species to be Designated Pests
RALEIGH, N.C. (May 23, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will hold a public hearing at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 29, in Raleigh to receive public comments on designating two species of moles as pests. The eastern mole, Scalopus...

Coyote Hunting Halted in Five Counties
RALEIGH, N.C. (May 16, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is notifying the public that a U.S. District Judge has issued a court order prohibiting hunting of coyotes in Dare, Hyde, Beaufort, Tyrrell and Washington counties, day or...

May 22, 2014 Commission Meeting Agenda Package
Raleigh, N.C. (May 16, 2014) Download the May 22, 2014 commission meeting agenda package below.   May 22, 2014 Commission Meeting Agenda Package (PDF - 15 MB) 

Free Kids Fishing Events Get Started this Weekend
RALEIGH, N.C. (May 16, 2014) – More than 35 free, family-oriented fishing events get underway this weekend, as part of 2014 National Fishing and Boating Week. Supported by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, in cooperation with Neuse S...

Public Notice of Official Committee Meeting in Closed Session
Raleigh, N.C. (May 15, 2014) Download the PDF below for the Public Notice of Official Committee Meeting in Closed Session. Public Notice of Official Committee Meeting in Closed Session (PDF)  

Wildlife Commission Partners with Local Grassroots Groups for Lake Rim Clean-Up
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (May 16, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, along with Fayetteville Increases Sustainable Habitat (FISH) and Fayetteville Beautiful, is conducting a Lake Rim Clean-Up day on June 14, starting at 8:30 a.m. Vol...

May 22, 2014 Commission Meeting Agenda
Raleigh, N.C. (May 16, 2014)  Download the PDF below for the May 22, 2014 Commission Meeting Agenda. May 22, 2014 Commission Meeting Agenda (PDF)

May 21 and 22, 2014 Committee Meeting Agendas
Raleigh, N.C. (May 15, 2014) Download the PDF's below for the May 21st and 22nd committee meeting agendas. May 21, 2014 Fisheries, Migratory Birds and Waterfowl Committee Meeting Agenda  (PDF)  9:00 - 10:30 am Big Game Committee Mee...

Wildlife Commission Continues Prescribed Burn Today in Richmond County
RALEIGH, N.C. (May 14, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is conducting a prescribed burn today in Richmond County. WHAT:  Prescribed burns to reduce pine litter and undesired vegetation, and to stimulate growth of native v...

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