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Delayed Harvest Trout Waters Open June 4

June 3, 2022

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will open 34 trout streams and two lakes classified as Delayed Harvest to trout harvest on June 4 through Sept. 30. From 6 a.m. until…

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Worn Shoes, Full Heart: Highlights from Luke Bennett’s 1,175-Mile Hike Across North Carolina

May 31, 2022

The poet Emerson said when we’ve worn out our shoes, the strength of the journey has passed into our body – a sentiment that certainly applies to Luke Bennett. The…

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Recovering America’s Wildlife Act: The Bold, Bipartisan Solution to Big Problem is Within Sight

May 27, 2022
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It’s the country’s most significant investment in preventing extinctions and recovering at-risk wildlife populations that we’ve seen in a half-century. It’s good policy and has bipartisan support. It’s good for…

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Former Nature and Audubon Society Leader Anne Harper Joins N.C. Wildlife Federation’s Board of Directors 

May 25, 2022
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Asheville resident Anne Harper, former executive director of the Delaware Nature Society (a National Wildlife Federation affiliate), has joined North Carolina Wildlife Federation’s Board of Directors.  “N.C. Wildlife Federation’s mission…

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June Calendar of Wildlife & Habitat Happenings

May 25, 2022
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June Calendar Opportunities to experience natural North Carolina are as diverse as our state’s spectacular landscape. And there’s no shortage of things to do, see and hear this month –…

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Black Bear Fest, Facts and Feats

May 23, 2022
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June 4 is National Black Bear Day, and no better time to celebrate the fact that Eastern North Carolina boasts the largest black bears and has the highest black bear…

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Calls of the Wild: Conservation Season Open for Award Nominations, Wildlife Photo Submissions and Scholarship Applications

May 23, 2022
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Calls of the wild for conservation season Since 1945, North Carolina Wildlife Federation has worked for all wildlife and habitat, bringing together citizens, outdoor enthusiasts, hunters and anglers, government and…

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The Story Behind the Birth of Critically Endangered Red Wolf Pups

May 19, 2022
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At the heart of this unique story is a pair of red wolves – dubbed 2225F and 2323M. The Canis rufus couple renewed and sparked hope for the critically endangered…

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Charlie Shaw Society Donor Spotlight: Naadii Salaam

May 18, 2022

Donor spotlight on Naadii Salaam Residents of urban areas face challenging conditions when grappling with conservation issues, but Bull City Trailblazers (BCT), a community wildlife chapter of North Carolina Wildlife…

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Local Commercial Property Blooms as Pollinator Pathway Project

May 17, 2022

Pollinator Pathway Project Guest blog by Kate Gavaghan, Sci In The Tri writer and member of North Carolina Wildlife Federation’s Neuse River Hawks Community Wildlife Chapter. You might not expect…

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NCWF Must Travel, Needs Wheels

May 17, 2022

N.C. Wildlife Federation needs a reliable set of wheels It’s a 545-mile drive from Murphy to Manteo, and working for wildlife and habitat from the mountains to the coast depends…

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Hiking for Habitat: Day 50, May 11

May 16, 2022
Luke Bennett Day 50

May 11 (30 mIles) 30 miles today from Haywood Gap to a random camp spot a few miles past Orchards Overlook. I promise I’m not trying to rush. The weather…

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