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Governor’s Conservation Achievement Award Winners Announced

The North Carolina Wildlife Federation has announced the winners of the 55th Annual Governor’s Conservation Achievement Awards. This year’s winners are exceedingly notable conservation devotees who work for wildlife, habitat, and those who cherish natural resources. They are land stewardship champions, water advocates, and leaders in the preservation of unique ecosystems. The award winners include…

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NCWF Wildlife Scholarship Grants Available

Students committed to environmental and natural resource conservation and management can now apply for a 2018 North Carolina Wildlife Federation scholarship. The Federation will provide up to 7 grants to students – graduate students and undergraduate students are eligible – awarded as seven $1000 grants, or six $1000 grants and one $2,500 Conservation Leadership grant,…

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NCWF Wildlife Scholarship Grants Available

Students committed to environmental and natural resource conservation and management can now apply for the 2017 North Carolina Wildlife Federation scholarship. The Federation will provide up to seven grants to students- graduate and undergraduate students are eligible- with the potential for one $2,500 Conservation Leadership grant for a student of exemplary merit. Candidates for scholarships…

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Big Opportunity for Fisheries Conservation

  There is an opportunity before the citizens of North Carolina to protect our aquatic marine habitats-North Carolina Wildlife Federation has petitioned the NC Marine Fisheries Commission to establish expanded nursery areas to protect juvenile fish to allow them a better chance to reach spawning age.   Within these new nursery areas, restrictions would be…

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Celebrating Governor’s Conservation Heroes at annual awards banquet

North Carolina Wildlife Federation presented its 53rd Annual Governor’s Conservation Achievement Awards on Sept. 10 to 19 winners dedicated to conservation in North Carolina. This year’s winners are a who’s who of conservation stalwarts who work for species ranging from elk, amphibians, fish and bear and from water quality experts, land stewardship advocates and those…

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Butterfly Highway program recognized by Society for Conservation Biology

NCWF’s Butterfly Highway: A Roadmap for Pollinator and Wildlife Conservation was recognized recently with a “Building Nature’s Brand Award” (Brandy Award) by the Society for Conservation Biology (SCB) for its unique contributions made in using marketing tools to increase public engagement and achieve conservation goals. Angel Hjarding, an SCB Member and NCWF’s director of pollinator…

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