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NCWF to Remove 75K Pounds of Litter, Plant 3,500 Trees in Celebration of GivingTuesday

October 28, 2022

This GivingTuesday, North Carolina Wildlife Federation will inspire generosity with a commitment to plant 2,500 trees and pollinator plants and remove 75,000 pounds of litter in 2023 to protect, conserve and restore wildlife and habitat. GivingTuesday is a global…

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Wild Wonders Captured in NCWF’s 4th Annual Wildlife Photo Contest

October 26, 2022

4th Annual Wildlife Photo Contest Hummingbird and insect face-offs. Anglers casting fishing lines off the coast. A pair of black bears surrounded by sunrise mist. Shutterbugs perfectly captured the beauty…

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NCWF and the Carolina Bison Connection

October 25, 2022

To commemorate National Bison Day on Nov. 5, we’re republishing the following Wild Lives, Wild Places Journal article from Summer 2020. The Cherokee of North Carolina called them “Yansi” or…

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Getting Started Outdoors (GSO) Workshop Teaches Beginners the Ins and Outs of Hunting

October 25, 2022

Thirty-nine beginner and novice hunters spent the day at Wood Duck Farm in Gastonia on Oct. 15, learning the ins and outs of deer hunting at a Getting Started Outdoors…

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Marine Fisheries Lawsuit Update: Mismanagement Case Against North Carolina Proceeds to Trial Court 

October 20, 2022
Aerial view of NC coast

Update on Marine Fisheries Lawsuit The lawsuit to hold the State of North Carolina accountable for mismanaging its coastal fisheries will proceed without an appeal to the North Carolina Supreme…

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Meet Some of NC’s Most Intriguing Residents: Bats 

October 17, 2022

Bat Appreciation Week is Oct. 24-31 Holy bat guano! Living right in our backyards and seen flying across North Carolina skies are some of the natural world’s most fascinating, ecologically…

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South Wake Conservationists Give a Pollinator and Native Plant Thrill at Yates Mill

October 13, 2022

A historic mill and park in southwestern Wake County now boasts native gardens and wildlife-friendly habitats. And it’s all thanks to a motivated crew of North Carolina Wildlife Federation community…

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Watch Out for Wildlife: 6 Tips to Reduce Deer-Vehicle Collisions

October 12, 2022

We’re coming up on that time of the year — when daylight savings ends, days are shorter, and deer behavior and movement patterns change due to mating. Here are some…

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Leave the Leaves: Embracing Beautiful Messes in Nature Benefits Wildlife 

October 9, 2022

Let’s leave the leaves this fall Guest blog by Matt Lotti, a lifelong fisherman, backpacker, gardener, native plant enthusiast and all-around nature lover who lives in Clayton. With the onset…

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Digging in the Dirt: September Planting & Chapter Highlights

October 3, 2022

September planting and chapter highlights Conservation Coordinator Luke Bennett and Director of Conservation Partnerships Tara Moore share updates below. Thanks to Duke Energy Foundation for helping make habitat restoration projects…

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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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