North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission
New to Hunting? Our Getting Started Outdoors Program Can Help!

New to Hunting? Our Getting Started Outdoors Program Can Help!

If you’re already a hunter, try to imagine a time (if you can) when you didn’t know how to hunt…a time without firearm knowledge and scouting skills, no comprehension of how to process meat and no social support, such as family or friends to help you get out into the field. Most of us took to hunting easily and naturally, and with abundant assistance from other hunters in our circle of friends. In fact, many of us learned from someone we shared a home with, or at least a neighborhood. Still, there are many folks who grew up with no supporting cast of family and friends to encourage or cultivate their hunting interests. READ MORE

Thursday, December 6, 2018/Author: NCWRC blogger/Number of views (75)/Comments (0)/
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What's Scarier than Bats at Halloween? A World Without Bats.

What's Scarier than Bats at Halloween? A World Without Bats.

Think bats are scary? Think again. While bats may get a bad rap — particularly around Halloween – they are an important part of our ecosystem, playing key roles in keeping us healthy and well fed. Did you know that bats are one of Mother best pest controllers? Bats eat TONS of pesky insects that can make us sick – like mosquitoes. In fact, they . . . MORE

 

Friday, October 26, 2018/Author: Jodie Owen/Number of views (1564)/Comments (0)/
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Fear Not These Animals of Halloween Lore

Fear Not These Animals of Halloween Lore

Bats. Snakes. Crows & Ravens. Black cats.

What do these animals have in common? Like witches, warlocks and goblins, they are “scary” animals most often associated with Halloween.  However, they are anything but scary. In fact, they are . . . MORE

Thursday, October 25, 2018/Author: NCWRC blogger/Number of views (989)/Comments (0)/
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Regarding the recent bear incident in western N.C.

Regarding the recent bear incident in western N.C.

Recently, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission made the difficult decision to euthanize an adult female black bear that was involved in an incident that injured a Swannanoa citizen. We understand that many members of the public have expressed concern about this decision. We would like to take this opportunity to share why we made the decision, as well as what you can do to help our agency prevent future bear conflicts. READ MORE

Monday, September 24, 2018/Author: NCWRC blogger/Number of views (18894)/Comments (0)/
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Wildlife Law Enforcement Division Earns International, National Recognition

Wildlife Law Enforcement Division Earns International, National Recognition

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission's Law Enforcement Division was recently recognized for their boating safety campaign and for their quick response to rescue and relief efforts during Hurricane Matthew. READ MORE

Friday, September 21, 2018/Author: NCWRC blogger/Number of views (308)/Comments (0)/
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