Research Underway on an Elusive Mountain Rabbit that may be Impacted by a Deadly Disease

Research Underway on an Elusive Mountain Rabbit that may be Impacted by a Deadly Disease

NCWRC has recently contracted with the research group, Tangled Bank Conservation, to perform a study of Appalachian cottontails.

Friday, March 8, 2024/Author: Anna Gurney/Number of views (1754)/Comments (0)/

Thursday, January 25, 2024/Author: Anna Gurney/Number of views (1255)/Comments (0)/

SAVING SEA TURTLES TAKES A VILLAGE

SAVING SEA TURTLES TAKES A VILLAGE

NCWRC helps rescue turtles “stunned” by recent cold snap

A cold front that moved through North Carolina in late November created cold-water conditions that led to 12 smaller sea turtles becoming cold-stunned (similar to hypothermia) in Pamlico Sound.

Thursday, December 21, 2023/Author: Anna Gurney/Number of views (3019)/Comments (6)/

Firearm Safety Reminders for Hunting Seasons

Firearm Safety Reminders for Hunting Seasons

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.

  • Always positively identify your target before pulling the trigger. To ensure the safest shot, . . . MORE
Tuesday, October 10, 2023/Author: NCWRC blogger/Number of views (1164)/Comments (0)/

The Wildlife Commission Explains Black Bear Rehabilitation

The Wildlife Commission Explains Black Bear Rehabilitation

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

Tuesday, June 13, 2023/Author: NCWRC blogger/Number of views (1942)/Comments (0)/

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