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Wildlife Commission Offers Free Outdoor Programs in Raleigh
RALEIGH, N.C. (April 30, 2015) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is offering free outdoor recreational classes this summer through its Centennial Campus Center for Wildlife Education in Raleigh. The classes are open to the public bu...

Wildlife Commission Offers Fishing Skills Events at Pechmann Center
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (April 30, 2015) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is offering three free fishing skills events in May at the John E. Pechmann Fishing Education Center in Fayetteville.  A Surf Fishing Seminar, scheduled for...

Wildlife Commission Schedules Outdoor Activities in the Mountains
BREVARD, N.C. (April 30, 2015) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has announced its May schedule of outdoors events and programs at the Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education in Transylvania County. All events are free and require pre-...

Big Choga Access Area to Close Temporarily for Site Improvements
NOTE: This is a news release issued April 29, 2015 by Duke Energy TOPTON, N.C. – In order to facilitate work for site enhancements, Duke Energy will temporarily close the Big Choga Access Area on Lake Nantahala beginning May 4. Improveme...

Members Sought for Nongame Wildlife Advisory Committee
RALEIGH, N.C. (April 29, 2015) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is seeking nominations through June 26 for two seats on its Nongame Wildlife Advisory Committee — a board of North Carolina citizens that provides advice to the Com...

2015 Striped Bass Season for Roanoke River Extended to May 3
RALEIGH, N.C. (April 28, 2015) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will extend the striped bass harvest season within the Roanoke River Management Area until midnight on Sunday, May 3. The season had been set to expire by rule on April 3...

Prescribed Burns Conducted Today on Three Game Lands
RALEIGH, N.C. (April 28, 2015) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is conducting three prescribed burns today on the following game lands: WHERE: 3 locations: ·        Shocco Creek Game Land...

Champions Crowned at Youth Hunter Education Skills Tournament
ELLERBE, N.C. (April 27, 2015) — Forbush High School and Park Ridge Christian School teams emerged as champions at the 2015 Youth Hunter Education Skills Tournament on Saturday. The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission held the pre-collegiate...

Prescribed Burn Conducted Today on Sandhills Game Land
RALEIGH, N.C. (April 27, 2015) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is conducting one prescribed burn today on the following game land: WHERE: One location: ·         Sandhills Game Land...

Mitch Kirkland Promoted to Captain with Wildlife Commission
RALEIGH, N.C. (April 27, 2015) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has promoted Mitch Kirkland to captain for District 9, where he will manage and supervise law enforcement operations for conservation, including hunting, fishing and boat...

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