Tier III Hunts Help Disabled Hunters Get Outdoors Again

Tier III Hunts Help Disabled Hunters Get Outdoors Again

Tier III hunts are Commission-facilitated and assisted hunts that are held annually on a game land within each region. These hunts, which require a permit and orientation, offer unique hunting opportunities for disabled hunters and their companions. Hunts are conducted on Lower Roanoke River Wetlands, Johns River and R. Wayne Bailey-Caswell game lands each fall. READ MORE

Friday, December 14, 2018/Author: NCWRC blogger/Number of views (2805)/Comments (0)/

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 (8404)/Comments (1)/

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 (5372)/Comments (0)/

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 (27608)/Comments (0)/

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 (3154)/Comments (0)/

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