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Free Deer Hunting and Processing Seminars Coming in September

August 15, 2017

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and the N.C. Wildlife Federation are offering four free deer hunting and processing seminars in Raleigh and Fayetteville in September. The “Introduction to Deer Hunting”…

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54th Annual Governor’s Conservation Achievement Award Winners

July 19, 2017
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The North Carolina Wildlife Federation has announced the winners of the 54th Annual Governor’s Conservation Achievement Awards. The full list of award winners and categories is below. This year’s winners…

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Hunting, Fishing, Outdoor Groups Call on NC Delegation to Protect Public Lands

June 7, 2017

More than 35 North Carolina hunting, fishing and outdoor groups have sent a letter to Congressional members of the state delegation calling for a strong defense of America’s public lands…

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Now Accepting 2017 Conservation Award Nominations

May 2, 2017
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The North Carolina Wildlife Federation is seeking nominations for the Governor’s Conservation Achievement Awards, the state’s highest honors for conservation leaders. Since 1958, awards have been given to individuals, associations,…

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NCWF Wildlife Scholarship Grants Available

April 20, 2017

Students committed to environmental and natural resource conservation and management can now apply for the 2017 North Carolina Wildlife Federation scholarship. The Federation will provide up to seven grants to…

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Big Opportunity for Fisheries Conservation

January 9, 2017

There is an opportunity before the citizens of North Carolina to protect our aquatic marine habitats-North Carolina Wildlife Federation has petitioned the NC Marine Fisheries Commission to establish expanded nursery…

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NCWF’s GoU Connects Kids to Nature

October 29, 2016
GoU - NCWF’s GoU Connects Kids to Nature

During spring and summer of 2016, our Great Outdoors University (GoU) program provided nearly 12,000 kids and families with outdoor experiences. Check out our summer gallery! And stayed tuned to…

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NC wildlife and nature enthusiasts: We need your photos for a one-of-a-kind mosaic project!

October 3, 2016
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North Carolina Wildlife Federation is inviting anyone who loves North Carolina’s wildlife and wild places to be part of our “Give Thanks for Wildlife” photomosaic project. This statewide community project…

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Celebrating Governor’s Conservation Heroes at annual awards banquet

September 19, 2016
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North Carolina Wildlife Federation presented its 53rd Annual Governor’s Conservation Achievement Awards on Sept. 10 to 19 winners dedicated to conservation in North Carolina. This year’s winners are a who’s…

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Butterfly Highway program recognized by Society for Conservation Biology

September 19, 2016
The Butterfly Highway

NCWF’s Butterfly Highway: A Roadmap for Pollinator and Wildlife Conservation was recognized recently with a “Building Nature’s Brand Award” (Brandy Award) by the Society for Conservation Biology (SCB) for its…

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