The black-“crowned” birds are back in town. Over the last couple of weeks, least terns have been checking out the rooftop of the North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores in Carteret County. Staff with the aquarium and the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission are hopeful that the birds will soon begin nesting on the rooftop for a second year in a row.
Least terns are the smallest terns found in North America, measuring between . . . MORE
"If you had told me just over 15 years ago that I would be firing rifles, daydreaming of buying a truck and researching venison recipes, I would have never believed you."
Who doesn't love backyard birds? They add beauty to the landscape and serenade us with their sweet songs. We often put out feeders to attract these lovely little critters to our homes. One of the best ways to attract birds and give back to them as they brighten our days is through native plant gardens. With the sprawl of urban areas, good bird habitat is increasingly in short supply. MORE
Regulations Set for 2018-19 Seasons, Resolution Signed on Sunday Hunting of Migratory Birds, Coyote Management Plan Approved, and Rule to Allow Limited Take of Alligators READ MORE
On Feb. 28, 2018, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission voted to adopt rules related to wildlife, fisheries and game lands management for the 2018-19 seasons. The effective date for these changes is Aug. 1, 2018. To see the adopted rules and season dates...READ MORE