News & Press Releases

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NCWF Now Accepting Scholarship Applications

May 12, 2021

For more than 50 years, North Carolina Wildlife Federation has provided scholarships and grants to help North Carolina students pursue their dreams of studying and working in the conservation field.…

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Positive Change Can Start With One Person

May 7, 2021

Charlotte resident, Bill Staton, used to see a man with his dog on their daily walks, picking up trash. “He never made a fuss about it; just did it,” Bill…

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Wildlife Species are at Risk of Extinction in NC. Here’s How We Can Save Them.

May 5, 2021
NC Species Facing Extinction

Since the pandemic began, North Carolinians have turned to nature for rejuvenation and recreation. This has given more North Carolinians than ever a firsthand look at our state’s remarkable ecological…

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NCWF’s Annual Wildlife Photo Contest Now Accepting Entries

May 1, 2021
NCWF Photo Contest

Calling all amateur photographers! North Carolina Wildlife Federation is sponsoring our third annual Wildlife Photography Contest. Submissions will be accepted May 1st through July 31st. Did you catch an Eastern tiger…

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NCWF Neighborhood Cleanup Challenge: May 8th – 16th

April 27, 2021
Join a North Carolina Wildlife Federation Community Chapter

Register Today!   North Carolina Wildlife Federation will host a statewide Neighborhood Cleanup Challenge to encourage residents to help wildlife, waterways, and habitats by removing trash from NC neighborhoods. This…

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NCWF Recognized with National Award

March 23, 2021

The North Carolina Wildlife Federation (NCWF) has received one of the highest honors awarded to organizations dedicated to wildlife and conservation. The Wildlife Society (TWS) recently notified NCWF that it…

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Skunks of NC: Spotted and Striped

February 22, 2021

Skunks, infamous for their stinky defense mechanism, are mammals native to North America. There are four skunk species in the Americas, with two occurring in North Carolina. The spotted skunk…

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Register for Turkey Hunting Seminars in March

February 15, 2021
wild turkey on public lands

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission (NCWRC) is offering a free online series of turkey hunting seminars in March. Topics will include biology, species habits, habitats, scouting, essential equipment, setup, effective shot…

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NCWF Welcomes Dr. Stacy Nelson to the Board

December 4, 2020

Dr. Stacy Nelson was recently elected to the NCWF board of directors. Nelson received his B.S. in Biology from Jackson State University, his Masters in Marine Science/Resource Management and Policy…

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New Board Chair Takes the Helm

November 22, 2020

John Hairr of Charlotte has been elected as chairman of the board of the Federation. “I am honored to serve as chair for an organization I have long admired,” says…

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