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NCWF’s Family Guide to Enjoying Nature Close to Home

April 16, 2020

Nature can heal, soothe, restore and connect us to the Earth, each other and our communities. Nature also improves our mood and calms overactive minds. “Look deep into nature,” Albert…

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“Vitamin N” is for Nature

March 18, 2020

I just read the news that President Donald Trump said gatherings should be limited to 10 people to stop the spread of the coronavirus. The coronavirus is scary and has…

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NCWF Weighs in on Deer Urine Ban

March 14, 2020

North Carolina Wildlife Federation CEO, Tim Gestwicki, shared his thoughts on the NC Wildlife Resources Commission’s new rule to prevent people from spreading chronic wasting disease through deer and elk…

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Investing in Our Public Lands, Waters and Outdoor Heritage

March 9, 2020
Ladies Kayaking on publics waters

In this National Wildlife Federation guest blog, NCWF CEO Tim Gestwicki writes about the importance of permanent funding for public lands, and the outdoorsmen and women who make it their…

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Restoration underway for Great Blue Heron rookery in Lake Norman  

March 2, 2020

Earlier this week we started shoreline and vegetation restoration of an eroding Great Blue Heron rookery located on one of Lake Norman’s most exposed islands. The stabilization project will help…

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Press Release: NC Wildlife Federation Restoring Great Blue Heron Rookery in Lake Norman

February 25, 2020
Restoration of Heron Island Lake Norman

Restoration of ‘Heron Island’ will help protect the natural resource from further shoreline degradation caused by erosion CHARLOTTE, NC (Feb. 21, 2020) – Local wildlife conservationists have begun shoreline and…

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Clean and Green: Program takes action on behalf of wildlife and habitats

February 24, 2020
Clean & Green Habitat Restoration

North Carolina Wildlife Federation is tackling critical conservation issues head-on with Keep it Clean, Make it Green. A wildlife habitat restoration program, clean and green helps protect wildlife from being…

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Something Fishy: NCWF’s Fisheries Management 2019 Year in Review

January 20, 2020

For decades, conflict, intense arguments of opposing opinions and stakeholders, and inability to unite for a common good has hindered effective fisheries management in North Carolina.  Despite promises of reform…

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Special NCWF gift opportunity!

December 11, 2019

If you’re making a list and checking it twice, you may be faced with the challenge of finding a gift for that person who has everything… This year, why not…

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NCWF’s Vision for One Mission, One Commission

November 20, 2019
North Carolina Wildlife Federation

North Carolina Wildlife Federation proposes a Consolidation of the North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries into the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission to Eliminate Redundancy and Improve Natural Resource Management…

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N.C. Wildlife Federation Challenges Repeal of Clean Water Act Protections in Federal Court

October 28, 2019

North Carolina Wildlife Federation joined other conservation groups  challenging in court the Trump administration’s effort to strip away crucial clean water protections from rivers, lakes, streams and other waters that…

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North Carolina Support for Recovering America’s Wildlife Act

October 9, 2019

Letter to Members of the North Carolina Congressional Delegation We, the undersigned North Carolina groups and organizations, support preventing fish and wildlife from becoming endangered by dedicating general treasury funds…

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