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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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North Carolina Support for the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act

April 9, 2018

Recovering America’s Wildlife Act: Conservation funding for more than 12,000 species of concern. A letter of support has been hand-delivered to the NC Congressional delegation. Click here to view the…

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10 to Watch: These Native Species Need Our Help Now

March 17, 2018
NC Native Species Need Our Help Now

In any season, North Carolina is home to some of the natural world’s most intriguing citizens. Here are 10 wildlife species struggling with habitat loss, disease, over-harvest, and other challenges.…

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Land of the Giants: The Inspiring Comeback of North Carolina Elk

November 17, 2017
The Inspiring Comeback of North Carolina Elk

At this moment, more elk roam the North Carolina mountains than at any time over the last 200 years. The return of this majestic species to its native Southern Appalachian…

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NCWF Adopts Two Resolutions to Protect Marine Resources

September 20, 2017

The NCWF Board of Directors has adopted two resolutions that will protect our North Carolina marine ecosystems and wildlife. Read the full resolutions here: Resolution on North Carolina Marine Habitat…

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Free Deer Hunting and Processing Seminars Coming in September

August 15, 2017

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and the N.C. Wildlife Federation are offering four free deer hunting and processing seminars in Raleigh and Fayetteville in September. The “Introduction to Deer Hunting”…

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54th Annual Governor’s Conservation Achievement Award Winners

July 19, 2017
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The North Carolina Wildlife Federation has announced the winners of the 54th Annual Governor’s Conservation Achievement Awards. The full list of award winners and categories is below. This year’s winners…

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Hunting, Fishing, Outdoor Groups Call on NC Delegation to Protect Public Lands

June 7, 2017

More than 35 North Carolina hunting, fishing and outdoor groups have sent a letter to Congressional members of the state delegation calling for a strong defense of America’s public lands…

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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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