Posts by Sarah Hollis

Special NCWF gift opportunity!

If you’re making a list and checking it twice, you may be faced with the challenge of finding a gift for that person who has everything… This year, why not make an honorary donation to wildlife or purchase an item in their honor from the NCWF Wish List?! When you make an honorary gift of…

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NCWF’s Vision for One Mission, One Commission

The NC Wildlife Resources Commission (WRC) and the NC Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF) missions closely align, but the conservation management efforts of WRC have been crippled by the historic extraction management practices of the DMF.  A long-overdue merger of the two agencies into a single Fisheries and Wildlife Resources Commission would separate the stewardship…

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N.C. Wildlife Federation Challenges Repeal of Clean Water Act Protections in Federal Court

North Carolina Wildlife Federation joined other conservation groups  challenging in court the Trump administration’s effort to strip away crucial clean water protections from rivers, lakes, streams and other waters that feed drinking-water sources for 200 million Americans. That figure includes 32 million people in the South, or seven out of ten Southerners. The legal challenge,…

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North Carolina Support for Recovering America’s Wildlife Act

Letter to Members of the North Carolina Congressional Delegation We, the undersigned North Carolina groups and organizations, support preventing fish and wildlife from becoming endangered by dedicating general treasury funds annually to the federal Wildlife Conservation and Restoration Program. We believe that collaborative conservation is the most effective way to recover wildlife populations and strongly…

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Tips to Prevent Window Collisions for Birds

How can you avoid that familiar, unpleasant sound of a bird accidentally crashing into your window or sliding glass door? American Birds Conservancy estimates that window/door collisions kill more than 365 million birds annually in the United States. Here are a few simple changes that you can make in your own home to help the…

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Governor’s Conservation Achievement Awards Banquet

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The North Carolina Wildlife Federation presented the 56th Annual Governor’s Conservation Achievement Awards last Saturday evening. 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 agency…

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Deer Hunting and Processing Seminars Offered in Raleigh, Fayetteville

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and the N.C. Wildlife Federation will offer eight free deer hunting and processing seminars in Raleigh and Fayetteville in September and October. The “Introduction to Deer Hunting” and the “Practical Deer Processing: From Field to Freezer” seminars are intended for individuals who have never hunted or are new to hunting.…

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Governor’s Conservation Achievement Award Winners Announced

Governors Achievement Award logo

The North Carolina Wildlife Federation has announced the winners of the 56th 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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Landmark Marine Fisheries Reform Bill Adopted in House

In an historic vote, the North Carolina House passed House Bill 483, otherwise known as Let Them Spawn, in a bipartisan vote of 58 to 47. This is the first time in decades that any marine fisheries policy has moved this far forward in the legislative process. “We applaud the House members who were able…

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