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UPDATE! Wildlife Commission Monitors Mysterious Avian Disease

UPDATE! Wildlife Commission Monitors Mysterious Avian Disease

In late May, biologists began to receive reports of sick and dying songbirds in several states near North Carolina. MORE

Friday, August 13, 2021/Author: NCWRC blogger/Number of views (2615)/Comments (0)/
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Two Young Anglers Win Lifetime Licenses

Two Young Anglers Win Lifetime Licenses

Last year, the pandemic cancelled many of the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s annual ‘Fish for Fun’ events that celebrate National Fishing and Boating Week in June. But this year, we were back at it...MORE

Friday, August 6, 2021/Author: NCWRC blogger/Number of views (665)/Comments (0)/
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N.C. Wildlife Enforcement Officer Rescues Lost Hunter

N.C. Wildlife Enforcement Officer Rescues Lost Hunter

On December 17, 2020, N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission Law Enforcement Officer Justin St. Onge participated in the search and rescue of a lost hunter in the Uwharrie National Forest in Montgomery County, N.C.  MORE

Tuesday, May 11, 2021/Author: NCWRC blogger/Number of views (485)/Comments (0)/
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Crossing Paths with Crossbills

Crossing Paths with Crossbills

In the fall of 2020, we headed to the field in search of a unique and rather uncommon bird – the red crossbill. This unusual finch uses its asymmetrical bill to extract seed from the cones of conifer trees. The species is further divided into “types”...MORE

Tuesday, May 4, 2021/Author: NCWRC blogger/Number of views (657)/Comments (0)/
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Fishing for Answers at Harris Lake

Fishing for Answers at Harris Lake

Why are largemouth bass harder to catch recently and why the threadfin shad die-off?

Harris Lake has long been known for its excellent largemouth bass and crappie fishing. Recently anglers have voiced concern about the health of the fish in the lake after noticing a die-off of threadfin shad and a reduced number of largemouth bass caught. MORE

Friday, March 19, 2021/Author: NCWRC blogger/Number of views (5305)/Comments (1)/
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