News & Press Releases

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Business/Conservation Coalition letter to General Assembly points out economic benefits of NC Marine Fisheries reform

May 20, 2019

North Carolina Wildlife Federation has joined a coalition of conservation organizations and recreational fishing industries to urge the North Carolina General Assembly to support a slate of legislation that is…

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NCWF Corporate Action Day for Pollinators at the Boys & Girls Club

May 16, 2019

It is an honor to work with NC communities and locals for wildlife and habitats across the state because that’s where real change happens. Recently, NCWF’s Tara Moore and Mary…

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NCWF Now Accepting Scholarship Applications

May 15, 2019
Scholarships and Grants

Students committed to environmental and natural resource conservation and management can apply now for a 2019 North Carolina Wildlife Federation scholarship. The Federation will provide up to seven grants to…

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Bear Aware: What to do and not do

May 3, 2019

Become BearWise. That’s the advice N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission biologists are giving now that the weather is warm, and bears are on the move. Bear sightings throughout the state are…

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Historic Legislation Passes Congress

February 28, 2019

Sweeping land conservation package is adopted An historic vote occurred in the United States Congress this week as Senate bill 47 was adopted by a wide margin. The legislation provides a sweeping public…

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NC Division of Marine Fisheries Fiscal Analysis of NCWF Petition is Fatally Flawed and Biased

February 25, 2019

Two years ago, NC Wildlife Federation filed a petition for rule making with the NC Marine Fisheries Commission to protect aquatic juvenile nursery habitat and reduce by-catch from large scale…

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Leading Conservationist Joins North Carolina Wildlife Federation

January 7, 2019

Manley Fuller Named Vice President of Conservation Policy One of the nation’s most effective conservation leaders is returning to his native North Carolina to help lead the North Carolina Wildlife…

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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
Governors Achievement Award logo

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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