News & Press Releases

Photo by: Steve Genkins

Baby Animals in Spring: Help or Walk Away?

April 2, 2020

Spring has sprung, which means the days are longer and everything is blooming. Birds are singing, buds are bursting, leaves are unfolding, bees and butterflies are pollinating and many wildlife…

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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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Trees4Trash: New program takes action on behalf of wildlife and habitats

February 24, 2020

We’ve all seen online videos showing heroic people saving wildlife from being entangled, impaled, and strangled by plastic bags, six-pack rings, straws, and other trash. We’ve watched our streams and…

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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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