Posts by Sarah Hollis

Let ‘Em Spawn Before They’re Gone:
Fix Our Fisheries Now!

NCWF has been working fiercely for NC marine fisheries reform. We’ve collaborated with NC legislators to produce a slate of bills that will protect and enhance NC marine fisheries. Read more about our declining fisheries and the science behind Let ‘Em Spawn reforms. Hundreds of millions of fishes too young to spawn or reproduce die…

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Business/Conservation Coalition letter to General Assembly points out economic benefits of NC Marine Fisheries reform

North Carolina Wildlife Federation has joined a coalition of conservation organizations and recreational fishing industries to urge the North Carolina General Assembly to support a slate of legislation that is currently under consideration by the NC Senate and House of Representatives. The 2017 harvest of important species like Atlantic Croaker, Blue Crab, Southern Flounder, Spot,…

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NCWF Corporate Action Day for Pollinators at the Boys & Girls Club

It is an honor to work with NC communities and locals for wildlife and habitats across the state because that’s where real change happens. Recently, NCWF’s Tara Moore and Mary Bures organized volunteers from Optima Engineering to plant pollinator and vegetable gardens and clear a nature trail at Milton Road Boys and Girls Club. Click…

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NCWF Now Accepting Scholarship Applications

Scholarships and Grants

Students committed to environmental and natural resource conservation and management can apply now for a 2019 North Carolina Wildlife Federation scholarship. The Federation will provide up to seven grants to students awarded as seven $1,000 grants, or six $1,000 grants and one $2,500 Conservation Leadership grant, which may be awarded to a student of exemplary…

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Bear Aware: What to do and not do

Become BearWise. That’s the advice N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission biologists are giving now that the weather is warm, and bears are on the move. Bear sightings throughout the state are increasingly common as more people move into and near bear habitat. While bears are not inherently dangerous and are rarely aggressive toward people, biologists urge…

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Leading Conservationist Joins North Carolina Wildlife Federation

Manley Fuller Named Vice President of Conservation Policy One of the nation’s most effective conservation leaders is returning to his native North Carolina to help lead the North Carolina Wildlife Federation’s conservation initiatives. Manley Fuller has been named NCWF vice president of conservation policy. Fuller leaves the Florida Wildlife Federation (FWF) as its president and…

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NCWF’s Great Outdoors University recognized as the Partners for Parks Nonprofit Organization of 2018

Partners for Parks recognizes individuals and organizations annually who have made significant contributions to promoting and enhancing parks, greenways, open spaces, active play, and recreational opportunities in the community. NC Wildlife Federation’s Great Outdoors University was chosen as the Non-Profit Organization of the year. Great Outdoors University offers experiential outdoor opportunities to more than 15,000…

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Red Wolf Ruling Announced

A ruling was made by a federal judge yesterday regarding the future of red wolves in North Carolina. You can read the full text of the court’s ruling here.

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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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2018 Summer Programs at Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge

Summer is here and so are some new and exciting programs at Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge! Do you want to learn more about red wolves, black bears, or waterfowl? Would you like the chance to see a live red wolf up close? Have you ever wondered, “What is a Pocosin anyways?” Join NCWF’s Refuge…

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