Posts Tagged ‘conservation’

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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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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Historic Legislation Passes Congress

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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Red Wolf Ruling Announced

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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2018 Summer Programs at Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge

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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