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Milkweed Plants & Monarch Butterflies: A Love Story

February 15, 2022
Monarch perching on butterfly weed.

Milkweed & Monarchs In honor of Valentine’s Day, we’re sharing a sappy story. It won’t cause your heart to flutter, but it may bring you fluttering monarch butterflies – which…

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Court Filing Aims to Protect the Public Trust Doctrine

February 14, 2022

Conservation for the North Carolina Wildlife Federation is driven by passion and based on science. The legal protections afforded wildlife are central to the public’s ability – including NCWF –…

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February is the Month of Love … for Birds!

January 31, 2022

February is all about love. But for wildlife enthusiasts, love expands well beyond valentines, roses and boxes of chocolate. It’s time to come together for the love of birds. From…

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Digging in the Dirt: Bog Garden to Help Restore Venus Flytrap Habitat at Carolina Beach

January 31, 2022
Carolina Beach bog garden collage

Tons of dirt was flying for Venus flytraps in January when staff and volunteers from North Carolina Wildlife Federation, our Island Wildlife Chapter and Friends of Pleasure Island State Park…

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NC State College Students Learn Tree Stand Safety, Participate in Deer and Squirrel Hunts

January 31, 2022
Academics Afield

College students in Raleigh who value wildlife conservation and management explored tree stand safety, ethical practices and the consumptive reasons behind deer and squirrel hunting during recent Academics Afield trips. …

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A Smart Resolution to Practice Stewardship

January 27, 2022
New Year resolution

New Year’s resolutions. Whether you love them or hate them, they are an opportunity for positive change. Sure, this can happen any time of the year, but developing a resolution…

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NCWF Affiliates Help Grow Grassroots Conservation Network 

January 26, 2022
Grassroots conservation network

Wildlife conservation groups and organizations across the state make up North Carolina Wildlife Federation’s grassroots conservation network. These affiliates are dedicated to improving conservation for all wildlife and wildlife habitat…

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Keeping it Clean and Green for NC Wildlife and Habitat

January 25, 2022

Clean and Green For decades, North Carolina Wildlife Federation has been restoring habitat for wildlife species across the state. Often habitat restoration starts by removing unsightly, harmful litter from the…

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February Calendar of Wildlife & Habitat Happenings

January 25, 2022

February 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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Ocean Advocacy Workshop Teaches Participants How to Champion for Oceans and Environment

January 18, 2022

A first-of-its-kind Ocean Advocacy Workshop (OAW) designed to teach participants how to champion for oceans and the environment is coming to North Carolina, March 25-26. The two-day workshop will educate…

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Digging in the Dirt: December Planting Projects

December 29, 2021

December planting highlights North Carolina Wildlife Federation staff and Community Wildlife Chapter volunteers did a whole lot of dirt-digging and planting in December to promote healthy wildlife habitat and get…

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January Calendar of Wildlife & Habitat Happenings

December 27, 2021

January 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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