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The Wildlife Commission’s The Upland Gazette Newsletter is Now Part of the Spring and Fall Guides of Wildlife in North Carolina Magazine

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 Tarheel state. The Upland Gazette is in its 25th year of providing North Carolinians information about bobwhite quail, rabbits, other small game wildlife, songbirds, and many other game and nongame species and their habitats.

Beginning in the Fall of 2015, all subscribers to Wildlife in North Carolina received the The Upland Gazette as part of their normal subscription. Online readers will still be able to access each issue of The Upland Gazette on our website a few weeks after the WINC Guides are published. Issues from 1996 through Fall 2020 are posted below for readers.  Please continue to read The Upland Gazette and provide us feedback and questions on our articles.

Mark D. Jones, The Upland Gazette Editor and Wildlife Research Program Supervisor, 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 2020 Issue 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 the role and importance of pollinators and how quality wildlife habitat often supports these critical species.
  • An article about how Wildlife Commission Game Lands provide hunting opportunities to a wide variety of people in a rapidly growing state.
  • A feature describing how a landowner might create a “Field of Dreams” for bobwhite quail if their land is in the right landscape and they have help from their neighbors.
  • An update about a recently discovered “red meat allergy” that is thought to be caused by ticks.  This article gives some advice for how you can help prevent this disease from impacting you.
  • An overview of how one family patriarch is working to ensure his land and wildlife management passions are passed on to future generations.
  • A Land Managers’ Toolbox feature with helpful hints on how important “patience” is if you are going to be successful managing wildlife habitat in the Tarheel State.
  • A flyer describing the Wildlife Commission’s Getting Started Outdoors (GSO) Hunting Workshops and how you can get involved.

and finally, 

  • An update from Quail Forever, one of our conservation partners, describing their efforts to help implement the Woods for Wildlife Conservation Initiative on Private Lands in North Carolina.

Please look for future issues here on our website and consider subscribing to Wildlife in North Carolina Magazine which includes The Upland Gazette in its Spring and Fall Guides ( 

We hope you enjoy the Upland Gazette!

The Upland Gazette Editor and Wildlife Research Program Supervisor, North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission

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