t’s a busy time of year for the North Carolina hunting community. Blackpowder and gun deer hunting seasons begin this month, as well as duck, bear, small game and other hunting seasons. The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission reminds hunters of the following firearm safety tips.
The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will once again be at the 2023 N.C. State Fair in Raleigh from Oct. 12-22. Our exhibit and its location have changed this year. Historically, the main attraction at our exhibit has been the pellet range and unfortunately, we are no longer able to acquire the pellet gun equipment necessary to operate the range. Given that, our new open-air exhibit will be located just inside Gate 7 in an area up from the NC Forest Service and NC Soil & Water Conservation. It will showcase unique equipment used by wildlife professionals in the conservation of wildlife and habitat restoration . . . MORE
On Saturday, June 10, 2023, the North Carolina Wildlife Commission (Commission) was contacted regarding a black bear suffering from injuries due to a collision with a motor vehicle on I-240 East near Montford Avenue in Asheville. The most humane option given the extent of injuries it sustained was to euthanize the bear.
In the case of vehicle collision or other situations where a bear is injured, Commission staff . . . MORE
The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is excited to launch its new license and vessel registration system, Go Outdoors North Carolina, on July 1. This enhanced system will improve both the user and customer service experience.
As we begin the transition over to the new system, please note that ALVIN. our current system, will be unavailable . . . MORE