Springtime is in full swing - The fish are biting, the temperature is heating up and the turkeys will soon be gobbling. Getting out into the woods or on the water can be a welcomed escape for adults and children, and can be done safely if you follow social distancing guidelines: staying six feet away from other people, washing hands or using hand sanitizer and coughing into your elbow. To help you stay safe, we urge anglers, boaters and hunters to also follow these best management practices. Read More
Two officers from the Commission’s law enforcement division were recently recognized for their exemplary work. READ MORE
The North Carolina chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation has had a long and successful partnership with the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission. Since 2016, we have been able to deepen this already great partnership through the fundraising support of our members throughout the state. Our relationships with Commission staff across the state have allowed us to make huge strides toward our state goals under our “Save the Habitat. Save the Hunt Initiative”. The three legs of this initiative . . . READ MORE
The results are in for this year’s wild turkey observation survey! All the details are in the 2019 Summer Observation Survey Report. This survey continues to be a great way to monitor our turkey population and to gauge hunting pressure and population trends across the state. Thank you for all your help and interest! Here are a few highlights from . . . MORE
The Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (SEAFWA) named Todd Ewing the 2019 Fisheries Biologist of the Year at their annual meeting in Hilton Head, South Carolina this week. Ewing is Assistant Chief of the Inland Fisheries Division with the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission. READ MORE...