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Win for NC Wildlife: State Budget Invests in Land and Water Conservation, Habitat Protection, Flood Mitigation

November 22, 2021
North Carolina National Forests and Refuges

In a monumental win for North Carolina’s wild lives and wild places, the 2021 state budget invests more overall funds into conservation than ever before. The historic budget also provides…

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Lifelong Educator and Conservationist Dr. Anne Marie Radke Joins NCWF’s Board of Directors 

November 16, 2021
Dr. Anne Marie Radke

Dr. Anne Marie Radke, a lifelong educator and principal of Moyock Middle School in Currituck County, has joined North Carolina Wildlife Federation’s Board of Directors.  Not only has Radke lived…

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Board Director Rocky Carter: My Dream of Abundant Waters

November 16, 2021

  My Dream of Abundant Waters by Rocky Carter, NCWF board director My dad was Cherokee Indian. He started taking me fishing when I was a little boy. We lived…

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Wild Collaboration + Road Ecology 101 = Safe Passage for Wildlife

November 7, 2021

from Wild Lives Wild Places, Spring 2021 Journal  A coalition of local, state, tribal and federal agencies, land managers, community members and conservation organizations is balancing the needs between native…

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North Carolina’s History, Commitment and Plans for Safe Passages

November 5, 2021

Highlights from North Carolina’s Safe Passages Commitment Q&A with Travis W. Wilson, a biologist with the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission Habitat Conservation Division. Wilson assesses impacts from transportation projects…

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Watch Out for Wildlife: 6 Tips to Reduce Deer-Vehicle Collisions

November 5, 2021

It’s that time of the year when daylight savings has ended, the days are shorter, and deer behavior and movement patterns change due to mating. Here are some tips to…

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Recovering the Wild: The Best Chance for Imperiled Wildlife Species

October 30, 2021

from Wild Lives Wild Places, Summer 2021 Journal   Many of North Carolina’s most beloved wildlife species are well known and pretty easy to spot. Many wildlife species, however, are rarely…

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Community Wildlife Chapters Get People Outside in October

October 30, 2021

From Kids in Nature Days to school plantings to cleanup events, NCWF’s community wildlife chapters spent October restoring habitats statewide and getting people of all ages engaged in the outdoors.…

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Deer Donation Program Combats Food Insecurity, Connects Communities 

October 30, 2021

November marks the start of giving season for South Wake Conservationists (SWC) and Gaston County Piedmont Area Wildlife Stewards (Gaston PAWS) as community wildlife chapter members help feed neighbors and…

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Academics Afield Aims to Diversify Hunting Community with College Students

October 29, 2021

Hunting plays an integral role in wildlife conservation by connecting people with nature and their food source, providing an ecological balance and supporting state wildlife funding through license and gear…

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NCWF to Remove 75K Pounds of Litter, Plant 3,500 Trees in Celebration of GivingTuesday

October 28, 2021

This GivingTuesday, North Carolina Wildlife Federation will inspire generosity with a commitment to plant 3,500 trees and pollinator plants and remove 75,000 pounds of litter in 2022 to protect, conserve and restore…

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Robert Booth Joins NC Wildlife Federation’s Board of Directors

October 28, 2021

Say hello to our newest board director! Robert Booth, a small business entrepreneur who comes from a multigenerational family of landowners and farmers in Beaufort County, has joined the North…

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