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NCWF introduces Prey for the Pack habitat program for private landowners

July 15, 2020
Private landowners support wildlife on their property

The North Carolina Wildlife Federation, in cooperation with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program, is launching a habitat improvement program to help private landowners support…

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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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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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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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NCWF’s Vision for One Mission, One Commission

November 20, 2019
North Carolina Wildlife Federation

North Carolina Wildlife Federation proposes a Consolidation of the North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries into the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission to Eliminate Redundancy and Improve Natural Resource Management…

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North Carolina Support for Recovering America’s Wildlife Act

October 9, 2019

Letter to Members of the North Carolina Congressional Delegation We, the undersigned North Carolina groups and organizations, support preventing fish and wildlife from becoming endangered by dedicating general treasury funds…

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Getting Boggy: Mountain Bogs National Wildlife Refuge

July 20, 2019
NC Mountain Bogs

NCWF recently reviewed the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (USFWS) draft plans for the proposed expansion of Mountain Bogs National Wildlife Refuge and expressed support for the FWS preferred alternative.…

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