N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission


NC Wildlife Commission Seeks Public Input for Johns River and South Mountains Game Lands Management Plan

MORGANTON, NC August 11, 2014 — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is holding a public meeting on Aug. 25 to seek input in developing a management plan for the Johns River and South Mountain game lands, located in western North Carolina. The meeting will be held at the Foothills Higher […]


NC Wildlife Commission Recommends Tree Stand Safety Before and During Hunting Season

RALEIGH, NC August 7, 2014 — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Home From The Hunt™ safety campaign is reminding hunters to be just as cautious with tree stands prior to deer season as they should while hunting. “As hunters begin to set up tree stands as part of their preparation, […]


NC Wildlife Commission Offers Special-Opportunity Hunts to Youths

RALEIGH, NC August 5, 2014 — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will offer facilitated permit hunts for youth, 12 to 15 years old, during the upcoming hunting season. “All participants are provided guidance and assistance,” said BB Gillen, the Wildlife Commission’s outdoor skills coordinator. “Youth and accompanying adults always have […]


North Carolina Wildlife License Fee Changes Go into Effect Aug. 1

RALEIGH, NC July 28, 2014 — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission announced today several changes to its hunting, inland fishing and trapping licenses, which will go into effect Aug. 1. Changes include: Increased fees for certain short-term, annual and lifetime licenses. The duration of a short-term hunting license also will […]


North Carolina Wildlife Commission Hosts Falconry Apprentice Workshop in Raleigh

RALEIGH, NC July 14, 2014 —The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will host a falconry apprentice workshop, presented by the N.C. Falconers Guild, on Aug. 23 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at its Centennial Campus Center for Wildlife Education in Raleigh. Falconry is hunting by means of a bird of […]


North Carolina Wildlife Commission Sets Migratory Game Bird Seasons

RALEIGH, NC July 11, 2014 — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has approved the season dates for dove and other webless migratory game birds, as well as September seasons for Canada geese and teal. Seasons and bag limits for most species are similar to last year with the notable exception […]


North Carolina Wildlife Commission Presents Angler with Lifetime Fishing License

RALEIGH, NC July 11, 2014 — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, along with Neuse Sport Shop and the N.C. Council of Trout Unlimited, presented Riley Halstead, of Pilot Mountain, with a lifetime freshwater fishing license at the agency’s business meeting in Raleigh yesterday. Riley, 7, received her lifetime license as […]


Becoming an Outdoors-Woman and Wake County Wildlife Club Offer Shooting Sports and Archery Workshop

DURHAM, NC July 9, 2014 —The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) program will offer a free shooting sports and archery workshop on Aug. 23 at the Wake County Wildlife Club range, located at 1313 Coley Road in Durham. The 9 a.m.-5 p.m. workshop will feature hands-on training […]


Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Scholarships now Available

RALEIGH, NC Feb. 7, 2014 — Women interested in learning outdoors skills through hands-on experiences may be eligible for scholarships through the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) program. Scholarships cover up to 80 percent of registration fees, which range from $10 to $225, depending on the duration […]


Wildlife Commission Seeks Public Input for Pond Mountain, Three Top Mountain and Needmore Game Lands Management Plans

WEST JEFFERSON, NC Feb. 3, 2014 — The N.C.Wildlife Resources Commission is holding two public meetings this month to seek input in developing management plans for three of its western North Carolina game lands. The first meeting,scheduled for Feb. 17, will be held at the Ashe County Arts Council Building, […]