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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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Clean and Green: Program takes action on behalf of wildlife and habitats

February 24, 2020
Clean & Green Habitat Restoration

North Carolina Wildlife Federation is tackling critical conservation issues head-on with Keep it Clean, Make it Green. A wildlife habitat restoration program, clean and green helps protect wildlife from being…

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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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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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N.C. Wildlife Federation Challenges Repeal of Clean Water Act Protections in Federal Court

October 28, 2019

North Carolina Wildlife Federation joined other conservation groups  challenging in court the Trump administration’s effort to strip away crucial clean water protections from rivers, lakes, streams and other waters that…

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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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Tips to Prevent Window Collisions for Birds

October 2, 2019

How can you avoid that familiar, unpleasant sound of a bird accidentally crashing into your window or sliding glass door? American Birds Conservancy estimates that window/door collisions kill more than…

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Governor’s Conservation Achievement Awards Banquet

September 10, 2019
Governors Achievement Award logo

The North Carolina Wildlife Federation presented the 56th Annual Governor’s Conservation Achievement Awards last Saturday evening. This year’s winners are exceedingly notable conservation devotees who work for wildlife, habitat, and…

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2019 Photo Contest Winners Announced

August 14, 2019

Congratulations to the winners of North Carolina Wildlife Federation’s first wildlife photography contest! The North Carolina Wildlife Federation’s first wildlife photography contest was a huge hit. Hundreds of fabulous images…

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NCWF Files Inshore trawling Rule Making Petition to protect juvenile fish and nursery habitat

August 13, 2019

The Marine Fisheries Commission is expected to vote on this proposal on Thursday, August 22. Read on for more on how you can show your support before they take final…

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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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