wildlife


Protect Local Waters, Wildlife, Habitats in Your Backyard with N.C. Coastal Federation

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC March 5, 2015 – Environmentally friendly farming and gardening benefits our local waters, wildlife, and habitats.  Come to the N.C. Coastal Federation Fred & Alice Stanback Coastal Education Center in Wrightsville Beach on March 11 from 7-8:30 p.m. to learn ways to implement these environmentally responsible agricultural […]


NC Wildlife Commission Reschedules Public Meetings

UPDATED FEB. 16 at 2:35 p.m. RALEIGH, NC Feb. 16, 2015 — Due to anticipated inclement weather across the state, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has postponed four public meetings that were scheduled for this week. The public meetings, with new dates and locations, if applicable, are: Meeting Original Date […]


Wildlife Commission to Conduct Nine Public Hearings Starting Jan. 6

RALEIGH, NC Dec. 11, 2014 — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will conduct nine public hearings in January on proposed changes to the state’s wildlife management, game lands and fishing regulations for the 2015-16 seasons. Among the wildlife management-related proposed changes are temporary rules regulating the holding of deer in […]


Agreement Reached in Red Wolf Lawsuit Against Wildlife Commission

RALEIGH, NC Nov. 14, 2014 — An agreement has been reached in a lawsuit against the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, which will restore conditional coyote hunting in the five-county red wolf reintroduction area of eastern North Carolina. The agreement will restore daytime coyote hunting on private lands in Dare, Hyde, […]


NC Wildlife Commission Schedules Shooting Range Re-Opening Event

ELLERBE, NC Nov. 6, 2014 — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has scheduled a re-opening event at its recently renovated shooting range at the John F. Lentz Hunter Education Complex this Saturday, Nov. 8, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The “Veteran’s Day Kickoff,” which is free and open to […]


NC Wildlife Commission Issues Archery Hunting Safety Reminders

RALEIGH, NC Sept. 23, 2014 — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Home From The Hunt™ safety campaign recommends some guidelines when hunting with archery equipment, including crossbows. “The safety considerations for using a crossbow, longbow or compound bow are similar to other hunting methods,” said Travis Casper, state hunting education […]


Wildlife Commission Schedules Public Meeting about Bladen Lakes State Forest Game Land

DUBLIN, NC June 18, 2014 — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has scheduled a public meeting to hear comments on a proposal to prohibit the use of dogs for taking deer on approximately 1,700 acres of Bladen Lakes State Forest Game Land in Bladen County. The meeting is scheduled for […]


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, […]


Public Can Comment On North Carolina Waterfowl Seasons Online

RALEIGH, N.C. (Aug. 2) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is requesting input on regular waterfowl hunting seasons through an online comment system on the Commission’s website. Regular waterfowl seasons may begin in late September and include various seasons for ducks, Canada geese, snow geese, brant and tundra swans. Beginning […]


NCWRC Schedules Public Hearings For New Proposed Regulations

RALEIGH, N.C. (July 26, 2012) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission (NCWRC) voted on July 12 to take to statewide public hearings 68 proposed changes to the state’s wildlife management and fishing regulations for the 2013-2014 seasons. An online comment form also will be available in early August. The wildlife management […]