North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission

Learning About North Carolina's Wildlife Resources

Help sustain North Carolina’s wildlife and habitats by learning more about them. It’s as easy as signing up for classes or workshops, visiting one of our education centers or checking out our videos and publications.


Includes information about North Carolina's mammal, bird, fish, reptile, amphibian, crustaceans and mollusks species including species profiles that can be printed. Natural history and habitat informaiton,  information, regulations, 


Descriptions of North Carolina's four main eco-regions with link to NC Wildlife Action Plan for ore specific information about habitats and species within each eco-region.

Education Centers

location, contacts, hours of operation and accessibility information for education center in each region of state; coastal, piedmont and mountain.

Education Programs

Education Centers' program calendars, courses (boating and hunting), program (Becoming an Outdoor Woman- BOW, Green Growth Toolbox - GGT), seminars, workshops and resources for formal/non-formal educators, i.e. lesson and activity plans, pilot programs. 

Laws & Safety

Read about rules and regulations that apply to hunting, fishing, trapping, non-game and other regulations.

Multimedia Center

Photography contest information, Wildlife in North Carolina magazine informaiton, YouTube video links and Instagram.


Regulations Digest for fishing, hunting and trapping; NC Wildlife action Plan; How-to/Guides; Species information; Newsletters; Land Conservation; Assistance & Partnerships and additional resources and infromation related to hunting, trapping, fishing an boating.