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Now Accepting 2017 Conservation Award Nominations

May 2, 2017
Governors Achievement Award logo

The North Carolina Wildlife Federation is seeking nominations for the Governor’s Conservation Achievement Awards, the state’s highest honors for conservation leaders. Since 1958, awards have been given to individuals, associations,…

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NCWF Wildlife Scholarship Grants Available

April 20, 2017

Students committed to environmental and natural resource conservation and management can now apply for the 2017 North Carolina Wildlife Federation scholarship. The Federation will provide up to seven grants to…

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Big Opportunity for Fisheries Conservation

January 9, 2017

There is an opportunity before the citizens of North Carolina to protect our aquatic marine habitats-North Carolina Wildlife Federation has petitioned the NC Marine Fisheries Commission to establish expanded nursery…

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NCWF’s GoU Connects Kids to Nature

October 29, 2016
GoU - NCWF’s GoU Connects Kids to Nature

During spring and summer of 2016, our Great Outdoors University (GoU) program provided nearly 12,000 kids and families with outdoor experiences. Check out our summer gallery! And stayed tuned to…

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NC wildlife and nature enthusiasts: We need your photos for a one-of-a-kind mosaic project!

October 3, 2016
NCWF Photomosaic

North Carolina Wildlife Federation is inviting anyone who loves North Carolina’s wildlife and wild places to be part of our “Give Thanks for Wildlife” photomosaic project. This statewide community project…

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Celebrating Governor’s Conservation Heroes at annual awards banquet

September 19, 2016
Governors Achievement Award logo

North Carolina Wildlife Federation presented its 53rd Annual Governor’s Conservation Achievement Awards on Sept. 10 to 19 winners dedicated to conservation in North Carolina. This year’s winners are a who’s…

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Butterfly Highway program recognized by Society for Conservation Biology

September 19, 2016
The Butterfly Highway

NCWF’s Butterfly Highway: A Roadmap for Pollinator and Wildlife Conservation was recognized recently with a “Building Nature’s Brand Award” (Brandy Award) by the Society for Conservation Biology (SCB) for its…

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Kick off the season of gratitude by supporting and celebrating wildlife!

September 19, 2016

Join us for a wildly fun and informative evening to give thanks for our state’s rich and diverse wildlife and habitat. Tickets are on sale now for Give Thanks for…

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The Pollinator Puzzle

July 16, 2015
the POLLINATOR PUZZLE

Everywhere you turn you can’t help but hear the buzz about butterflies and pollinators. In particular, there has been a lot of attention about creating habitats and gardens to help…

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Sound Solutions

July 1, 2015
Sound Solutions - Summer 2015

The North Carolina Wildlife Federation has undertaken a critical, years-long initiative to address the challenges, failures, and opportunities of managing North Carolina’s marine resources. This campaign has involved scores of…

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