Tern Turret Tidings – The Black-“Crowned” Birds are Back in Town

Tern Turret Tidings – The Black-“Crowned” Birds are Back in Town

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

Friday, April 27, 2018/Author: NCWRC blogger/Number of views (6323)/Comments (0)/

Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Weekend Brings New Experiences

Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Weekend Brings New Experiences

"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."

Wednesday, April 18, 2018/Author: NCWRC blogger/Number of views (12605)/Comments (0)/

Help Us Celebrate “The Year of the Bird” and Get Your Winter Birding On!

Help Us Celebrate “The Year of the Bird” and Get Your Winter Birding On!

It’s 2018 – 100 years since the passage of one of the most important bird-protection laws in history – the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. To celebrate this milestone, National Geographic, Audubon and others have declared this year “The Year of the Bird.”  

And if you’ve ever wanted to learn more about birds, this is your year! Over the next 11 months, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission . . . MORE

Wednesday, February 14, 2018/Author: Jodie Owen/Number of views (9850)/Comments (1)/

Shooting Sports Workshop for Women Only Offers Free One-on-One Instruction

Shooting Sports Workshop for Women Only Offers Free One-on-One Instruction

Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) is an international program in which women age 18 and older learn outdoor skills through hands-on experiences. With BOW programs in multiple countries, 7 Canadian provinces and 38 U.S. states, BOW in North Carolina is managed by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission. Read more

Monday, September 11, 2017/Author: NCWRC blogger/Number of views (3735)/Comments (0)/

"Share the Shore" with North Carolina's Wildlife

"Share the Shore" with North Carolina's Wildlife

By: Naomi Avissar

Now that summer has kicked off with a busy Memorial Day weekend, and many of us have begun flocking to North Carolina’s gorgeous beaches, please remember to share the shore with our state’s wildlife. Several threatened species of shorebirds and sea turtles nest on our beaches, so following these few “beach etiquette” tips can help keep them safe while you enjoy the surf and sand. READ MORE...

Wednesday, May 31, 2017/Author: NCWRC blogger/Number of views (3742)/Comments (0)/

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