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Special NCWF gift opportunity!

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 make an honorary donation to wildlife or purchase an item in their honor from the NCWF Wish List?! When you make an honorary gift of…

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NCWF’s Vision for One Mission, One Commission

The NC Wildlife Resources Commission (WRC) and the NC Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF) missions closely align, but the conservation management efforts of WRC have been crippled by the historic extraction management practices of the DMF.  A long-overdue merger of the two agencies into a single Fisheries and Wildlife Resources Commission would separate the stewardship…

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N.C. Wildlife Federation Challenges Repeal of Clean Water Act Protections in Federal Court

North Carolina Wildlife Federation joined other conservation groups  challenging in court the Trump administration’s effort to strip away crucial clean water protections from rivers, lakes, streams and other waters that feed drinking-water sources for 200 million Americans. That figure includes 32 million people in the South, or seven out of ten Southerners. The legal challenge,…

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North Carolina Support for Recovering America’s Wildlife Act

Letter to Members of the North Carolina Congressional Delegation We, the undersigned North Carolina groups and organizations, support preventing fish and wildlife from becoming endangered by dedicating general treasury funds annually to the federal Wildlife Conservation and Restoration Program. We believe that collaborative conservation is the most effective way to recover wildlife populations and strongly…

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Tips to Prevent Window Collisions for Birds

How can you avoid that familiar, unpleasant sound of a bird accidentally crashing into your window or sliding glass door? American Birds Conservancy estimates that window/door collisions kill more than 365 million birds annually in the United States. Here are a few simple changes that you can make in your own home to help the…

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Landmark Marine Fisheries Reform Bill Adopted in House

In an historic vote, the North Carolina House passed House Bill 483, otherwise known as Let Them Spawn, in a bipartisan vote of 58 to 47. This is the first time in decades that any marine fisheries policy has moved this far forward in the legislative process. “We applaud the House members who were able…

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Let ‘Em Spawn Before They’re Gone:
Fix Our Fisheries Now!

NCWF has been working fiercely for NC marine fisheries reform. We’ve collaborated with NC legislators to produce a slate of bills that will protect and enhance NC marine fisheries. Read more about our declining fisheries and the science behind Let ‘Em Spawn reforms. Hundreds of millions of fishes too young to spawn or reproduce die…

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Business/Conservation Coalition letter to General Assembly points out economic benefits of NC Marine Fisheries reform

North Carolina Wildlife Federation has joined a coalition of conservation organizations and recreational fishing industries to urge the North Carolina General Assembly to support a slate of legislation that is currently under consideration by the NC Senate and House of Representatives. The 2017 harvest of important species like Atlantic Croaker, Blue Crab, Southern Flounder, Spot,…

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NCWF Corporate Action Day for Pollinators at the Boys & Girls Club

It is an honor to work with NC communities and locals for wildlife and habitats across the state because that’s where real change happens. Recently, NCWF’s Tara Moore and Mary Bures organized volunteers from Optima Engineering to plant pollinator and vegetable gardens and clear a nature trail at Milton Road Boys and Girls Club. Click…

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