NCWF News & Announcements

NCWF’s Great Outdoors University recognized as the Partners for Parks Nonprofit Organization of 2018

November 13, 2018

Partners for Parks recognizes individuals and organizations annually who have made significant contributions to promoting and enhancing parks, greenways, open spaces, active play, and recreational opportunities in the community. NC Wildlife Federation’s Great Outdoors University was chosen as the Non-Profit Organization of the year. Great Outdoors University offers experiential outdoor opportunities to more than 15,000…

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Red Wolf Ruling Announced

November 6, 2018

A ruling was made by a federal judge yesterday regarding the future of red wolves in North Carolina. Please follow the link below for the full text of the court’s ruling. https://ncwf.org/wp-content/uploads/Full-Text-Federal-Court-Ruling-on-Red-Wolf.pdf

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Governor’s Conservation Achievement Award Winners Announced

July 17, 2018

The North Carolina Wildlife Federation has announced the winners of the 55th Annual Governor’s Conservation Achievement Awards. This year’s winners are exceedingly notable conservation devotees who work for wildlife, habitat, and those who cherish natural resources. They are land stewardship champions, water advocates, and leaders in the preservation of unique ecosystems. The award winners include…

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2018 Summer Programs at Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge

July 16, 2018

Summer is here and so are some new and exciting programs at Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge! Do you want to learn more about red wolves, black bears, or waterfowl? Would you like the chance to see a live red wolf up close? Have you ever wondered, “What is a Pocosin anyways?” Join NCWF’s Refuge…

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Now Accepting 2018 Conservation Achievement Awards Nominations

May 8, 2018

The North Carolina Wildlife Federation is seeking nominations for the Governor’s Conservation Achievement Awards – the state’s highest honors given to conservation leaders who take an active role in protecting North Carolina’s natural resources. Since 1958, the awards have honored individuals, associations, businesses and governmental bodies that have exhibited an unwavering commitment to conservation in…

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NCWF Wildlife Scholarship Grants Available

April 13, 2018

Students committed to environmental and natural resource conservation and management can now apply for a 2018 North Carolina Wildlife Federation scholarship. The Federation will provide up to 7 grants to students – graduate students and undergraduate students are eligible – awarded as seven $1000 grants, or six $1000 grants and one $2,500 Conservation Leadership grant,…

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North Carolina Support for the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act

April 9, 2018

Recovering America’s Wildlife Act: Conservation funding for more than 12,000 species of concern. A letter of support has been hand-delivered to the NC Congressional delegation. Click here to view the letter and full list of supporters.

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NCWF Adopts Two Resolutions to Protect Marine Resources

September 20, 2017

The NCWF Board of Directors has adopted two resolutions that will protect our North Carolina marine ecosystems and wildlife. Read the full resolutions here: Resolution on North Carolina Marine Habitat Protection Resolution on North Carolina Marine Fisheries Reform

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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” and the “Practical Deer Processing: From Field to Freezer” seminars are ideal for novice hunters, although hunters and their mentees are encouraged to attend. Topics…

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54th Annual Governor’s Conservation Achievement Award Winners

July 19, 2017

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 are exceedingly notable conservation devotees who work for wildlife from elk to amphibians to fish and marine resources. They are water quality advocates, land stewardship…

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