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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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NCWRC Seeks Public’s Help to Monitor New Disease Affecting Rabbits

October 30, 2020

Biologists with the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission (NCWRC) are asking the public to help them monitor the potential spread of a deadly rabbit disease that has not yet been observed…

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Trees4Trash Challenge October 31st-November 7th

October 27, 2020
Trees4Trash NCWF Program

Whether it’s acorns filling the bellies of black bear, maple trees providing leaves for caterpillars to munch, or clumps of pine trees offering nesting for brown-headed nuthatches, trees are essential…

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Climate change in NC: The time to act is now

October 27, 2020

From the majestic swoop of a bald eagle clutching a fish in its talons to the awe-inspiring Great Smoky Mountains, nature is amazing and inspirational. Nature can be devastating as…

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Floundering Marine Fisheries: The saga of southern flounder in NC

October 23, 2020
Southern Flounder

Southern flounder is the most valuable finfish for both commercial and recreational fishing interests in North Carolina. From 1994 to 2003, commercial landings for southern flounder averaged 3.6 million pounds.…

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2020 Photo Contest Winners Announced

October 21, 2020

In the North Carolina Wildlife Federation’s second annual photo contest, hundreds of photos were submitted from across the state, representing the diversity of North Carolina’s wildlife, natural habitats and outdoor…

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