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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 (1774)/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 (1243)/Comments (0)/
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Guest Blogger: My Summer Internship With the Wildlife Commission

Guest Blogger: My Summer Internship With the Wildlife Commission

My name is Emma and I was an intern with the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission this summer. Throughout my internship, I had the opportunity to work with several different biologists, ranging from those who worked with freshwater mussels to black bears. Here are some updates of what Commission biologists were doing this summer in the field. READ MORE

Sunday, August 5, 2018/Author: NCWRC blogger/Number of views (686)/Comments (0)/
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Becoming a Sea Turtle Volunteer: 101

Becoming a Sea Turtle Volunteer: 101

Being a sea turtle volunteer is not for the faint of heart – it’s hard work throughout much of the year, yet it is also rewarding work, particularly when you consider that the five species of sea turtles that are found along North Carolina’s coastline are all federally listed as threatened or endangered species. So, they need all the help . . . MORE

Thursday, June 21, 2018/Author: NCWRC blogger/Number of views (3768)/Comments (0)/
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Unlikely Headfellows: Reflecting on Millinery History and Migratory Bird Conservation

Unlikely Headfellows: Reflecting on Millinery History and Migratory Bird Conservation

By Malory Henderson

The Migratory Bird Treaty Act set the international standard for the protection of bird species that we still follow today, but many don’t know the story behind how it came to be and what came before…MORE

Friday, May 18, 2018/Author: FairleyMahlum/Number of views (1856)/Comments (0)/
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