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Free Online Hunting and Processing Seminars Offered in September

August 26, 2020
Farmers and Communities Manage Deer

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and the North Carolina Wildlife Federation (NCWF) will offer five free online deer hunting and processing seminars from Sept. 14 – 18. The “Introduction to…

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Conservation Conversations: Howling for the Red Wolf

August 21, 2020
North Carolina Red Wolf

Red wolves (Canis rufus) once roamed the eastern half of the United States with a range extending from Missouri down to Texas and stretching east to the seaboard from southern…

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Conservation Conversations: Heading Outdoors with Mary Bures and GoU

June 2, 2020
Heading Outdoors with Mary Bures and GoU

Great Outdoors University (GoU) brings outdoor adventures to kids of all ages who have limited opportunities to explore the natural world. For many, a GoU experience is the first time…

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Diamondback Terrapin turtles are going to pot. It’s time for a change.

May 21, 2020
Diamondback Terrapin Turtles

Diamondback Terrapin turtle populations on North Carolina’s coast have declined considerably due to blue crab pot by-catch mortality and other habitat-related issues, despite 22-plus years of deliberations between the North…

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NCWF Accepting Applications for Scholarship Grants

May 12, 2020

Applications for NCWF scholarships are currently being accepted from full-time students who are committed to environmental and natural resource conservation and management. Students must be majoring in the areas of…

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Conservation Conversations: Talking “Little T” with Fred Harris

April 30, 2020

Fred Harris joined the North Carolina Wildlife Federation in 2011 as a natural resources specialist, following a notable 36-year career with the NC Wildlife Resources Commission.  He began his tenure…

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NCWF’s Family Guide to Enjoying Nature Close to Home

April 16, 2020

Nature can heal, soothe, restore and connect us to the Earth, each other and our communities. Nature also improves our mood and calms overactive minds. “Look deep into nature,” Albert…

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Baby Animals in Spring: Help or Walk Away?

April 2, 2020

Spring has sprung, which means the days are longer and everything is blooming. Birds are singing, buds are bursting, leaves are unfolding, bees and butterflies are pollinating and many wildlife…

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Investing in Our Public Lands, Waters and Outdoor Heritage

March 9, 2020
Ladies Kayaking on publics waters

In this National Wildlife Federation guest blog, NCWF CEO Tim Gestwicki writes about the importance of permanent funding for public lands, and the outdoorsmen and women who make it their…

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Trees4Trash: New program takes action on behalf of wildlife and habitats

February 24, 2020

We’ve all seen online videos showing heroic people saving wildlife from being entangled, impaled, and strangled by plastic bags, six-pack rings, straws, and other trash. We’ve watched our streams and…

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