Over 2,000,000 acres of public and private lands in North Carolina are managed by the Wildlife Resources Commission (NCWRC) for public hunting, trapping, fishing and other wildlife-associated recreation. These lands are designated collectively as Game Lands. This includes hunting on the Roanoke River National Wildlife Refuge, which is managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the NCWRC through a joint venture. The NCWRC gratefully acknowledges the following government agencies, organizations and private companies who have leased property to the NCWRC for public use.

  • Alcoa Power Generating, Inc.
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • Cube Hydro Carolinas
  • Duke Energy Progress
  • Len Moretz, Margaret J. Weatherly
  • Mainspring Conservation Trust
  • N.C. Department of Agriculture
  • N.C. Division of Coastal Management
  • N.C. Division of Parks and Recreation
  • N.C. Department of Transportation
  • N.C. Forest Service
  • N.C. State Natural Resources Foundation
  • North Carolina Global TransPark
  • Orange Water and Sewer Authority
  • PCS Phosphate Company Inc.
  • The Nature Conservancy
  • U.S. Air Force
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  • U.S.D.A. Forest Service