North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission
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 (3054)/Comments (0)/
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NC Wildlife In the Field Vlog - Episode 1 (Bear Edition)

NC Wildlife In the Field Vlog - Episode 1 (Bear Edition)

On the first episode of In the Field, join NCWRC & NC State biologists as they explore an Asheville Black Bear Ground Den gathering important information and genetic samples from 7-8 week old cubs, research for the Urban/Suburban Bear Study. MORE

Monday, June 18, 2018/Author: FairleyMahlum/Number of views (760)/Comments (0)/
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Conservation Conversation Vlog - Snakes of North Carolina with Biologist Jeff Hall

Conservation Conversation Vlog - Snakes of North Carolina with Biologist Jeff Hall

In this episode of Conservation Conversations, sit down with biologist Jeff Hall as he explains to you how to identify snakes located in North Carolina, how to tell the difference between different snake species, what to do if you find a snake and many more snake related questions and information. MORE

Thursday, May 17, 2018/Author: FairleyMahlum/Number of views (1207)/Comments (0)/
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North Carolina Wildlife Enforcement Officers Killed in the Line of Duty

North Carolina Wildlife Enforcement Officers Killed in the Line of Duty

This week is National Police Week, which honors individuals who have given their lives in service to their communities. North Carolina Wildlife Enforcement Officers dedicate their careers to protecting North Carolina’s wildlife and fish resources, as well as enforcing boating laws. Since 1930, 11 officers have given their lives in  . . . MORE

Wednesday, May 16, 2018/Author: Jodie Owen/Number of views (4130)/Comments (0)/
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Highlights from the 2017 Wild Turkey Hunting Season

Highlights from the 2017 Wild Turkey Hunting Season

Statewide 2018 Season Begins April 14; Youth-Only Season Runs April 7-13

With the statewide 2018 wild turkey hunting season set to open on April 14, Chris Kreh, the Wildlife Commission’s Upland Game Bird Biologist, provides a few highlights from the 2017 season below.

Hunters harvested a record-setting 18,919 birds — a 5 percent increase from 2016. The previous record high was 18,409 birds reported in 2013.

Youth-season harvest was . . . MORE

Friday, March 23, 2018/Author: NCWRC blogger/Number of views (9066)/Comments (0)/
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