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March for Pollinators – Five Pollinators from North Carolina’s list of Species of Greatest Conservation Need

February 28, 2024

Learn about 5 of North Carolina’s pollinators on the Species of Greatest Conservation Need from March, 2024’s, March for Pollinators. Step outside into your backyard, community garden, or a nearby…

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Buzzing Back: The Rusty Patched Bumblebee and its Habitat

February 28, 2024

After the final frost of the winter, plant life begins to rally and insect life – including pollinators – begins to ramp up. This seasonal transition serves as a catalyst…

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Digging in the Dirt: February Chapter Highlights 2024

February 28, 2024

North Carolina Wildlife Federation staff and Community Wildlife Chapter volunteers did a whole lot of wildlife watching, creek cleaning, invasive removing, seed sowing, bird counting and more in February to…

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Over 3 Thousand Sites and Counting – NC Pollinators, Communities, and Habitats along the Butterfly Highway

February 28, 2024

Why is creating a pollinator habitat on your property so important? North Carolina is a state blessed with high biodiversity – from bugling elk in the Great Smoky Mountains to…

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Cultivating Habitat: 10+ Ways to Enhance Your Property for Pollinators

February 23, 2024

What are some practical ways you can enhance your property for pollinators? We’ve got you covered. “A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability and beauty…

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The Wide World of Pollinators – A Look at 5 of NC’s Lesser Known Pollinators

February 22, 2024
North Carolina's Lesser Known Pollinators

How well do you know North Carolina’s lesser known pollinators? “All nature seems at work … The bees are stirring–birds are on the wing … and I the while, the…

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Birds, Butterflies, and Cedars – Millennium Forest and Atlantic White Cedar Project

February 19, 2024

Find out more about NC pollinators through NCWF’s March, 2024: March for Pollinators. NCWF, in partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Coastal Program, is working to improve habitat…

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Pollinators and Fine Art – Pamela Judson, NCWF Charlie Shaw Society Donor

February 19, 2024
pamela judson, charlie shaw donor

Throughout March, NCWF is ushering in the colorful spring season by honoring March for Pollinators. While the monarch butterfly has garnered increased attention over the years for its vital pollinating…

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Learn How to Protect Our Oceans: Registration Open for 2024 Ocean Advocacy Workshop (OAW)

February 13, 2024
ocean advocacy workshop

The North Carolina Ocean Advocacy Workshop (OAW) is designed to teach participants how to be champions for oceans and the environment. Join us on March 22 – March 23, 2024…

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A Wild World of Opportunity: Programs for landowners to fine-tune their properties for wildlife

February 13, 2024

This piece was featured in the Fall 2023 Edition of the NCWF Journal. The age-old adage holds true: if you build it, they will come. And given that more than…

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An Animal Lover Attributes Some Wisdom to Taylor Swift – Sam Wright, NCWF Charlie Shaw Society Donor

January 31, 2024

Taylor Swift sings about invisible strings leading her path to love. As a self-professed Swiftie and animal lover, Sam Wright says it was those invisible strings, influencing her to make…

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Digging in the Dirt: January Chapter Highlights 2024

January 30, 2024

North Carolina Wildlife Federation staff and Community Wildlife Chapter volunteers did a whole lot of birdhouse building, sign installing, native tree planting, litter sweeping, invasive removing, wildlife watching, nature walking…

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