Did You Buy the Right Fishing License?

Did You Buy the Right Fishing License?

‘Can I fish here with this license?’ – It’s a question we hear regularly at the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission (NCWRC). Afterall, there’s several types of licenses available that determine where you can legally fish in our state. MORE

Thursday, January 6, 2022/Author: NCWRC blogger/Number of views (5469)/Comments (0)/

Wildlife Commission Seeks Nominations for the 2022 Nongame Wildlife Conservation Award

Wildlife Commission Seeks Nominations for the 2022 Nongame Wildlife Conservation Award

Nominations are now being accepted for a deserving recipient of the 17th annual Thomas L. Quay Wildlife Diversity Award. This prestigious award honors an individual who has made significant, long-standing commitment to, and demonstrated leadership in promoting conservation of nongame species and their habitats in North Carolina. MORE

 

Monday, December 13, 2021/Author: NCWRC blogger/Number of views (1586)/Comments (0)/

North Carolina’s First BearWise® Recognized Communities

North Carolina’s First BearWise® Recognized Communities

Bears have been in the news a lot lately here in North Carolina. More black bears are on the landscape thanks to successful bear management practices employed by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission staff, and more people are seeing bears as urban sprawl expands the human footprint into bear habitat. MORE

Thursday, December 2, 2021/Author: NCWRC blogger/Number of views (3055)/Comments (0)/

Fantastic Fishing Alternatives in Place of Winter Impoundments

Fantastic Fishing Alternatives in Place of Winter Impoundments

Tropical Depression Fred hit western North Carolina hard this past August causing severe damage at the Bobby N. Setzer Fish Hatchery and Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education. About 1 million trout were lost and our staff were left with a huge challenge to ensure Delayed Harvest stockings would run as scheduled starting Oct. 1. MORE

Tuesday, November 2, 2021/Author: NCWRC blogger/Number of views (6106)/Comments (0)/

CWD Monitoring: A Proactive Approach

CWD Monitoring: A Proactive Approach

Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) weighs heavily on the minds of biologists across the United States as a silent killer of deer and elk. With a recent positive case just over 30 miles across the state line in Virginia, our agency staff are hard at work increasing CWD monitoring efforts this deer season. MORE

Tuesday, October 19, 2021/Author: NCWRC blogger/Number of views (1564)/Comments (0)/

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