NC Wildlife Agency Responds to Incident Involving   Harassment of Black Bear Cubs

NC Wildlife Resources Commission urges the public to leave bear cubs alone  

  • 18 April 2024
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NC Wildlife Agency Responds to Incident Involving   Harassment of Black Bear Cubs
On Tuesday, April 16, NCWRC staff were contacted by the Buncombe County Sheriff’s Department regarding a group of people at an apartment complex seen pulling two bear cubs from a tree and taking photos of themselves...

NC Wildlife Resources Commission Reports Additional Cases of Chronic Wasting Disease

CWD-positive deer were not detected in any new counties during the 2023-24 season

  • 16 April 2024
  • Number of views: 1067
The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission (NCWRC) is confirming 13 new cases of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) from deer samples submitted since July 1, 2023. This brings the total number of positive results in North Carolina...

Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Open April 6

  • 25 March 2024
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The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will open approximately 1,000 miles of Hatchery Supported Trout Waters at 7 a.m. on April 6. The season will run through February 28, 2025. 

Nongame Wildlife Advisory Committee Seeks Membership Nominations

Professionals who offer knowledge and dedication to conservation of nongame wildlife sought as nominees 

  • 20 March 2024
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Wildlife Agency Offers Guidance as Animal Encounters Increase in Spring

  • 18 March 2024
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Wildlife Agency Offers Guidance as Animal Encounters Increase in Spring
The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission (NCWRC) offers helpful guidance when encountering various wildlife as they become more visible this time of year. 
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