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Feeding or Harassing Alligators is Dangerous and Illegal
RALEIGH, N.C. (July 22, 2014) —The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is reminding people that if you see an alligator, in most instances it is not necessary to do anything other than leave it alone. Alligators have become fairly common in...

Volunteers Needed for Butterfly Count on Sandy Mush Game Land
ALEXANDER, N.C. (July 17, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, along with the North American Butterfly Association (NABA), is conducting the fifth annual NABA Butterfly Count on the Sandy Mush Game Land on Aug. 4 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m....

North Carolina Boasts Top Wildlife Magazine and A Success Story
RALEIGH, N.C. (July 16, 2014) — When Wildlife in North Carolina, the magazine published by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, was named recently as the nation’s best in its category, it reflected more than accolades as a quality pu...

Clemmons Boy Wins Lifetime Sportsman License
ALBEMARLE, N.C. (July 16, 2014) — With a year of fishing experience under his belt, 8-year-old Tyler Bristol of Clemmons reeled in the catch of a lifetime — a lifetime sportsman license courtesy of the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission...

Wildlife Commission Hosts Falconry Apprentice Workshop in Raleigh
RALEIGH, N.C. (July 14, 2014) —The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will host a falconry apprentice workshop, presented by the N.C. Falconers Guild, on Aug. 23 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. at its Centennial Campus Center for Wildlife Education in R...

Wildlife Commission Sets Migratory Game Bird Seasons
RALEIGH, N.C. (July 11, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has approved the season dates for dove and other webless migratory game birds, as well as September seasons for Canada geese and teal. Seasons and bag limits for most s...

Wildlife Commission Presents Angler with Lifetime Fishing License
RALEIGH, N.C. (July 11, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, along with Neuse Sport Shop and the N.C. Council of Trout Unlimited, presented Riley Halstead, of Pilot Mountain, with a lifetime freshwater fishing license at the agency...

Becoming an Outdoors-Woman and Wake County Wildlife Club Offer Shooting Sports and Archery Workshop
DURHAM, N.C. (July 9, 2014) —The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) program will offer a free shooting sports and archery workshop on Aug. 23 at the Wake County Wildlife Club range, located at 1313 Col...

Space Still Available for Fly-tying Event in Fayetteville on Saturday
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (July 8, 2014) — Space is still available for the inaugural Marabou Madness Fly-Tying event, which will be held this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the John E. Pechmann Fishing Education Center in Fayetteville. The N...

Wildlife Commission Reports CWD Not Detected in North Carolina
RALEIGH, N.C. (July 8, 2014) — Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), a transmissible and fatal neurological disease of deer and elk, was not detected in a recent statewide survey conducted by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission. Humans are not...

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