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Wildlife Policy & Conservation Actions Focus of NCWF Annual Meeting 

September 27, 2022

Wildlife policy and actions to conserve wildlife species and habitats were the focus of North Carolina Wildlife Federation’s annual meeting on Sept. 10 in Cary. Manley Fuller, NCWF’s vice president…

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Volunteers Needed for Fontana Lake Cleanup, Nov. 4-6

September 26, 2022

North Carolina conservation organizations need 150 volunteers from Nov. 4-6 to remove litter from Fontana Lake for the country’s largest trash cleanup effort in a national park. The event will…

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Butterfly Highway Pollinator Pitstops Heating Up Across North Carolina 

September 23, 2022

Pollinator Pitstops & Butterfly Highway Network Update from Luke Bennett, NCWF conservation coordinator North Carolina Wildlife Federation has been working on new tools to celebrate and promote your hard work…

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The Future of Conservation: Get to Know NCWF’s 2022 Scholarship Recipients

September 22, 2022

Environmental law and migratory birds, red wolves, entomology, freshwater fisheries and habitat, public lands, ornithology and marine fisheries. The fields of study of this year’s North Carolina Wildlife Federation scholarship…

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October Calendar of Wildlife & Habitat Happenings

September 21, 2022

October Calendar Opportunities to experience natural North Carolina are as diverse as our state’s spectacular landscape. And there’s no shortage of things to do, see and hear this month –…

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NCWF Joins Fight Against Misguided Legislation to Eliminate Sporting Excise Tax 

September 20, 2022

North Carolina Wildlife Federation, in partnership with National Wildlife Federation and dozens of affiliate organizations, submitted a letter opposing H.R. 8167 – RETURN Our Constitutional Rights Act 2022. “This misguided…

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What Chronic Wasting Disease Means for NC Deer and Hunters 

September 19, 2022

It’s Here: Chronic Wasting Disease has been detected in North Carolina. Here’s what that means for deer—and for deer hunters. Article written by Robert D. Brown, Ph.D. and Liz Rutledge,…

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Must See & Read: Conservation Achievement Awards Banquet Highlights

September 14, 2022

Awards Banquet Highlights *Scroll to end for awards banquet photo gallery* Conservation works, but it takes work to turn issues understanding into stewardship and stewardship into meaningful action. And the 58th…

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Registration Open for Bradford Pear ‘Bounty’ Exchanges in Matthews and Monroe

September 2, 2022

North Carolina residents can remove an invasive Bradford pear tree from their property and exchange it for a free native tree at Bradford Pear Bounty NC events in Matthews on Saturday, Oct.…

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Spotlight on Seven Species for National Wildlife Day, Sept. 4

August 31, 2022

National Wildlife Day is Sept. 4 “The wildlife and its habitat cannot speak, so we must and we will.” Theodore Roosevelt North Carolina is perhaps the most ecologically unique state…

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Digging in the Dirt: August Planting & Chapter Projects

August 29, 2022

August planting and chapter highlights North Carolina Wildlife Federation staff and Community Wildlife Chapter volunteers did a whole lot of wildlife watching,  moonlight paddling, trash collecting and pond exploring in August…

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Head Outdoors Sept. 24 for Free Hunting and Fishing Day and Public Lands Day Activities 

August 29, 2022

Saturday, Sept. 24, marks a day of celebration and conservation for North Carolina’s wild lives and wild places: It’s National Hunting and Fishing Day and National Public Lands Day! Free…

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