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

November 13, 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…

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Red Wolf Ruling Announced

November 6, 2018

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

July 17, 2018
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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,…

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Now Accepting 2018 Conservation Achievement Awards Nominations

May 8, 2018
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The North Carolina Wildlife Federation is seeking nominations for the Governor’s Conservation Achievement Awards – the state’s highest honors given to conservation leaders who take an active role in protecting…

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NCWF Wildlife Scholarship Grants Available

April 13, 2018

Students committed to environmental and natural resource conservation and management can now apply for a 2018 North Carolina Wildlife Federation scholarship. The Federation will provide up to 7 grants to…

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10 to Watch: These Native Species Need Our Help Now

March 17, 2018
NC Native Species Need Our Help Now

In any season, North Carolina is home to some of the natural world’s most intriguing citizens. Here are 10 wildlife species struggling with habitat loss, disease, over-harvest, and other challenges.…

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Land of the Giants: The Inspiring Comeback of North Carolina Elk

November 17, 2017
The Inspiring Comeback of North Carolina Elk

At this moment, more elk roam the North Carolina mountains than at any time over the last 200 years. The return of this majestic species to its native Southern Appalachian…

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NCWF Adopts Two Resolutions to Protect Marine Resources

September 20, 2017

The NCWF Board of Directors has adopted two resolutions that will protect our North Carolina marine ecosystems and wildlife. Read the full resolutions here: Resolution on North Carolina Marine Habitat…

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54th Annual Governor’s Conservation Achievement Award Winners

July 19, 2017
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The North Carolina Wildlife Federation has announced the winners of the 54th Annual Governor’s Conservation Achievement Awards. The full list of award winners and categories is below. This year’s winners…

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Hunting, Fishing, Outdoor Groups Call on NC Delegation to Protect Public Lands

June 7, 2017

More than 35 North Carolina hunting, fishing and outdoor groups have sent a letter to Congressional members of the state delegation calling for a strong defense of America’s public lands…

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Now Accepting 2017 Conservation Award Nominations

May 2, 2017
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The North Carolina Wildlife Federation is seeking nominations for the Governor’s Conservation Achievement Awards, the state’s highest honors for conservation leaders. Since 1958, awards have been given to individuals, associations,…

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NCWF Wildlife Scholarship Grants Available

April 20, 2017

Students committed to environmental and natural resource conservation and management can now apply for the 2017 North Carolina Wildlife Federation scholarship. The Federation will provide up to seven grants to…

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