A fourth-grader from Ray Childers Elementary School is the first-ever student from North Carolina to win top honors at the recent National Archery in Schools (NASP) Tournament and the Centershot Ministries National Tournament held in Louisville, Ky. READ MORE
The Migratory Bird Treaty Act set the international standard for the protection of bird species that we still follow today, but many don’t know the story behind how it came to be and what came before…MORE
In this episode of Conservation Conversations, sit down with biologist Jeff Hall as he explains to you how to identify snakes located in North Carolina, how to tell the difference between different snake species, what to do if you find a snake and many more snake related questions and information. MORE
This week is National Police Week, which honors individuals who have given their lives in service to their communities. North Carolina Wildlife Enforcement Officers dedicate their careers to protecting North Carolina’s wildlife and fish resources, as well as enforcing boating laws. Since 1930, 11 officers have given their lives in . . . MORE
The black-“crowned” birds are back in town. Over the last couple of weeks, least terns have been checking out the rooftop of the North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores in Carteret County. Staff with the aquarium and the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission are hopeful that the birds will soon begin nesting on the rooftop for a second year in a row.
Least terns are the smallest terns found in North America, measuring between . . . MORE