News & Press Releases

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Surplus Trout Coming to 38 Impoundments in N.C. this Winter

November 30, 2020

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is expanding seasonal angling opportunities by stocking surplus trout in 38 impoundments across central and western North Carolina this winter. When fishing in these waters,…

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Wildlife Feature: Beavers, Ecosystem Engineers

November 24, 2020

The American beaver, Castor canadensis, is North America’s largest rodent and are mainly identified by their brownish-black fur coats, wide and hairless tails, and the four large front teeth that…

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New Board Chair Takes the Helm

November 22, 2020

John Hairr of Charlotte has been elected as chairman of the board of the Federation. “I am honored to serve as chair for an organization I have long admired,” says…

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One Mission, One Commission: 6 reasons N.C. needs a united fish and wildlife agency

November 19, 2020
NC needs a united fish and wildlife agency.

Efficiency and science-based management are critical aspects of any professional natural resource management program. North Carolina has two agencies with this responsibility, the North Carolina Wildlife Resource Commission (WRC) and Division…

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Reimagining Conservation Funding

November 18, 2020
Reimagining Conservation Funding

Investments produce results. Well-resourced programs and landmark conservation legislation drives remarkable conservation outcomes, whereas areas without such investment, such as conservation of non-game species, often founder. A century ago, prized…

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North Carolina Wildlife Species That Need Help Now

November 18, 2020

Many of North Carolina’s most beloved wildlife species are well known and pretty easy to spot. But many wildlife species are rarely seen, and are declining and of great conservation…

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The North Carolina Pollinator Conservation Alliance works together for butterflies and bees

November 16, 2020
NC Pollinator Conservation Alliance

The importance of pollinators to our food supply and natural ecosystems has received intense national attention in recent years. Pollinators are declining at alarming rates across most of the nation,…

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Over, Under, Around: Connecting Habitat Saves Lives

November 16, 2020
Connecting Habitat Saves Lives

Numerous wildlife species around the world are in decline or imperiled due to habitat loss and fragmentation, much of which results from development and deforestation. Road networks span millions of…

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NCWF’s Deer Donation Program helps sustain natural resources while combating food insecurity 

November 9, 2020

In North Carolina, food insecurity will affect nearly 1 in 5 residents in 2020, and is expected to affect almost 29% of kids, up from 19% in the state in…

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Wildlife Feature: American Minks

November 1, 2020

Minks (Mustela vison) are small mammals commonly found in wetlands across North America, with the exception of the arid regions of the southwest and northern parts of Canada. They have been…

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