News & Press Releases

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NCWF’s Second Annual Photography Contest

May 8, 2020

Calling all amateur photographers! North Carolina Wildlife Federation invites you to submit entries for our Second Annual Wildlife Photography Contest from May 1st to July 31st. Submit your favorite NC…

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NCWF Joins Challenge to EPA’s Gutting of Clean Water Protections in Federal Court

April 30, 2020

EPA Rule Paves Way for Wetlands and Small Streams Destruction On Wednesday, conservation groups challenged in federal court the administration’s effort to gut clean water protections from wetlands and streams…

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North Carolina Wildlife Federation hosting statewide trash cleanup project, May 11-17

April 27, 2020

Trees4Trash program challenge encourages residents to help wildlife, waterways and habitats by removing trash from their neighborhoods  The North Carolina Wildlife Federation (NCWF) is hosting a statewide Trees4Trash (T4T) volunteer…

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“Vitamin N” is for Nature

March 18, 2020

I just read the news that President Donald Trump said gatherings should be limited to 10 people to stop the spread of the coronavirus. The coronavirus is scary and has…

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NCWF Weighs in on Deer Urine Ban

March 14, 2020

North Carolina Wildlife Federation CEO, Tim Gestwicki, shared his thoughts on the NC Wildlife Resources Commission’s new rule to prevent people from spreading chronic wasting disease through deer and elk…

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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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Press Release: NC Wildlife Federation Restoring Great Blue Heron Rookery in Lake Norman

February 25, 2020
Restoration of Heron Island Lake Norman

Restoration of ‘Heron Island’ will help protect the natural resource from further shoreline degradation caused by erosion CHARLOTTE, NC (Feb. 21, 2020) – Local wildlife conservationists have begun shoreline and…

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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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Something Fishy: NCWF’s Fisheries Management 2019 Year in Review

January 20, 2020

For decades, conflict, intense arguments of opposing opinions and stakeholders, and inability to unite for a common good has hindered effective fisheries management in North Carolina.  Despite promises of reform…

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Special NCWF gift opportunity!

December 11, 2019

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…

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