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Bat-Killing Fungus Continues its Devastating Spread in North Carolina
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (April 25, 2014) — White-nose syndrome (WNS), a fungal disease that has killed millions of bats in the eastern United States, continues its deadly toll on North Carolina bat populations. The cold-weather disease, which can...

Black Bear Sightings Can Be Common in the Spring
RALEIGH, N.C. (April 24, 2014) — Black bear sightings throughout North Carolina are becoming more common as the bear population increases and bears expand their home range. While black bears are not inherently dangerous and are rarely aggress...

Nomination Period for 2014 Wildlife Conservation Award Ends April 30
RALEIGH, N.C. (April 23, 2014) — Recognize someone who is considered a leader in nongame wildlife conservation in North Carolina with a nomination for the Thomas L. Quay Wildlife Diversity Award. The nomination period for the award, which...

May 22, 2014 Commission Meeting Notice
RALEIGH, N.C. (April 23, 2014) Download the PDF below for the May 22, 2014 Commission Meeting Notice. May 22, 2014 Commission Meeting Notice (PDF)

Wildlife Commission Conducts Two Prescribed Burns Today
RALEIGH, N.C. (April 21, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is conducting two prescribed burns today in parts of Richmond and Chatham counties. WHAT:  Prescribed burns to reduce pine litter and undesired vegetation, and to...

Wildlife Commission Schedules Birdhouse Basics Workshop
BREVARD, N.C. (April 17, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is offering a free birdhouse basics workshop at the Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education near Brevard. The workshop, which is open to participants age 7 and up, will b...

“Saved by the Zone: The Life Jacket Zone” Safety Campaign to Begin
RALEIGH, N.C. (April 17, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will partner with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in a summer boating safety campaign, “Saved by the Zone: The Life Jacket Zone.” Other partners include N.C....

Wildlife Commission and Greater Uwharrie Conservation Partnership Host Rescheduled Nature and History Day in Lawrenceville
LAWRENCEVILLE, N.C. (April 17, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, along with the Greater Uwharrie Conservation  Partnership, is hosting a Nature and History Day at the Lost Town of Lawrenceville in Montgomery County on April...

Wildlife Commission Conducts Three Prescribed Burns Today
RALEIGH, N.C. (April 17, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is conducting three prescribed burns today in parts of Richmond and Caswell counties. WHAT:  Prescribed burns to reduce pine litter and undesired vegetation, and t...

Wildlife Commission Schedules Public Hearing on Temporary Rule Authorizing Still Hunting Zones on Game Lands
RALEIGH (April 16, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will hold a public hearing on April 22 at its headquarters in Raleigh to accept public comments on a proposed temporary rule change authorizing the Commission to establish stil...

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