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Bear Aware: What to do and not do

May 3, 2019

Become BearWise. That’s the advice N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission biologists are giving now that the weather is warm, and bears are on the move. Bear sightings throughout the state are…

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Live Osprey Cam on Lake Norman

March 11, 2019
North Carolina Osprey

Our beloved and famous ospreys, Reuben and Cherise, have arrived at Lake Norman! There’s already been a lot of action too. They’re tending to their nest and getting ready for…

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Historic Legislation Passes Congress

February 28, 2019

Sweeping land conservation package is adopted An historic vote occurred in the United States Congress this week as Senate bill 47 was adopted by a wide margin. The legislation provides a sweeping public…

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NC Division of Marine Fisheries Fiscal Analysis of NCWF Petition is Fatally Flawed and Biased

February 25, 2019

Two years ago, NC Wildlife Federation filed a petition for rule making with the NC Marine Fisheries Commission to protect aquatic juvenile nursery habitat and reduce by-catch from large scale…

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Leading Conservationist Joins North Carolina Wildlife Federation

January 7, 2019

Manley Fuller Named Vice President of Conservation Policy One of the nation’s most effective conservation leaders is returning to his native North Carolina to help lead the North Carolina Wildlife…

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NCWF’s Great Outdoors University recognized as the Partners for Parks Nonprofit Organization of 2018

November 13, 2018

Partners for Parks recognizes individuals and organizations annually who have made significant contributions to promoting and enhancing parks, greenways, open spaces, active play, and recreational opportunities in the community. NC…

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Red Wolf Ruling Announced

November 6, 2018

A ruling was made by a federal judge yesterday regarding the future of red wolves in North Carolina. You can read the full text of the court’s ruling here.

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Governor’s Conservation Achievement Award Winners Announced

July 17, 2018
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The North Carolina Wildlife Federation has announced the winners of the 55th Annual Governor’s Conservation Achievement Awards. This year’s winners are exceedingly notable conservation devotees who work for wildlife, habitat,…

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Now Accepting 2018 Conservation Achievement Awards Nominations

May 8, 2018
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The North Carolina Wildlife Federation is seeking nominations for the Governor’s Conservation Achievement Awards – the state’s highest honors given to conservation leaders who take an active role in protecting…

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NCWF Wildlife Scholarship Grants Available

April 13, 2018

Students committed to environmental and natural resource conservation and management can now apply for a 2018 North Carolina Wildlife Federation scholarship. The Federation will provide up to 7 grants to…

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