NCWF News & Announcements

Historic Legislation Passes Congress

February 28, 2019

Sweeping land conservation package is adopted An historic vote occurred in the United States Congress this week as Senate bill 47 was adopted by a wide margin. The legislation provides a sweeping public lands conservation package including permanent re-authorization of the landmark Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). North Carolina Senator Richard Burr tirelessly championed LWCF for North Carolina…

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NC Division of Marine Fisheries Fiscal Analysis of NCWF Petition is Fatally Flawed and Biased

February 25, 2019

Two years ago, NC Wildlife Federation filed a petition for rule making with the NC Marine Fisheries Commission to protect aquatic juvenile nursery habitat and reduce by-catch from large scale shrimp trawling in North Carolina sounds. On January 14, 2019, the division of marine fisheries finally released their fiscal analysis of our petition. Their analysis…

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Leading Conservationist Joins North Carolina Wildlife Federation

January 7, 2019

Manley Fuller Named Vice President of Conservation Policy One of the nation’s most effective conservation leaders is returning to his native North Carolina to help lead the North Carolina Wildlife Federation’s conservation initiatives. Manley Fuller has been named NCWF vice president of conservation policy. Fuller leaves the Florida Wildlife Federation (FWF) as its president and…

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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. You can read the full text of the court’s ruling here.

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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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