News About The Upland Gazette

The Wildlife Commission’s The Upland Gazette Newsletter is published each spring and fall for anyone interested in wildlife species and the habitats they need in the Tar Heel State.

Since 1996, The Upland Gazette has provided North Carolinians information about bobwhite quail, rabbits, other small game wildlife, songbirds, and many other game and nongame species and their habitats. The Gazette often features efforts by North Carolina landowners, expert “how-to” management advice, and information from research projects providing a unique perspective on wildlife and wildlife habitat not found in many other national publications. 

Online readers can access new issues of The Upland Gazette on the website each spring and fall. Issues from 1996 through Fall 2021 are posted below for readers. Please continue to read The Upland Gazette and provide feedback and questions on articles.

Mark D. Jones, The Upland Gazette Editor and State Wildlife Habitat Coordinator, North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission

The Latest Issue

Stay up-to-date with North Carolina's wildlife issues and wildlife habitat information in The Upland Gazette newsletter!

The Fall 2021 of The Upland Gazette is now available along with all past issues at the links below. Articles in the current issue include:

  • The Editor’s Note describing important changes coming to the Upland Gazette that all readers should note.
  • An article about how a young man began hunting for the first time as an adult and developed a passion that is likely to last his entire life.
  • A feature highlighting cooperative wild turkey research ongoing between our friends at North Carolina State University and our Agency. 
  • A frank discussion about the pros and cons of managing wildlife habitat on private lands.  The piece describes some of the challenges and rewards of balancing economics and conservation.
  • A “Conservation Chronicles” article about a family who manages their Sampson County lands for diverse goals from growing cattle to improving wildlife habitat. 
  • A feature about using precision herbicides and how they can be critical tools in your land management efforts.
  • A story about how conservation professionals have worked together in the Tarheel State to manage and conserve “The Magnificent Milkweed”.  This plant is critical to the life history of many insect species including the majestic monarch butterfly.
  • A “Land Manager’s Toolbox” feature detailing the importance of having and following a management plan to get the most bang for your buck when managing your land.

and finally,

  • A Wildlife Commission Private Lands Staff Directory, which lists contacts landowners can access to help improve management of properties across North Carolina. 

We hope you enjoy the Upland Gazette!

The Upland Gazette Editor and Statewide Wildlife Habitat Coordinator, North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission

How to Obtain

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In the Spring 2021 Issue