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The Wilmington Star-News
Travel the Carolinas: Day TrippersBut even inexperienced hikers can visit the Green Swamp Preserve in Brunswick C
Travel the Carolinas: Day Trippers
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
But even inexperienced hikers can visit the Green Swamp Preserve in Brunswick County. Managed by The Nature Conservancy and N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, the preserve and game lands features thousands of acres of evergreen shrub bog and... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Outdoors notes: Temporary bear hunting rules approved The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has approved two temporary rules that
Outdoors notes: Temporary bear hunting rules approved
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 3 days ago
The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has approved two temporary rules that apply to black bear hunting. One rule will make the bear hunting season in Brunswick and Columbus counties extend from... Read more
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The News & Observer
Hyde County wildfire grows; US 264 still closedpercent contained, according to government officials. The Whipping Creek Fire
Hyde County wildfire grows; US 264 still closed
The News & Observer / Posted 9 days ago
percent contained, according to government officials. The Whipping Creek Fire began on private land and has now spread to N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission gamelands, the Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge and property owned by the U.S. Air... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
MADD recognizes officers for DWI effortsfatalities -- again, all 100 percent preventable.” The officers recognized wer
MADD recognizes officers for DWI efforts
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 10 days ago
fatalities -- again, all 100 percent preventable.” The officers recognized were Senior Officer Mitchell Lawrence, N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission; Cpl. Joshua Carter, Denton Police Department; Sgt. Adam Gleave, Davidson County Sheriff’s... Read more
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The News & Observer
Shotgunners gather at Deep River for Spring ClassicTickets are $65. Contact Rollie Tillman at 919-880-6197, or go to http://ccanc.
Shotgunners gather at Deep River for Spring Classic
The News & Observer / Posted 10 days ago
Tickets are $65. Contact Rollie Tillman at 919-880-6197, or go to http://ccanc.org/triangle-tickets/. Women’s events: The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is hosting three Becoming an Outdoors-Woman skills events for ages 18 and up: fly-fishing... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
BRCC plant sale, public forests forumSupervisor Allen Nicholas with the U.S. Forest Service in North Carolina, Ecore
BRCC plant sale, public forests forum
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 11 days ago
Supervisor Allen Nicholas with the U.S. Forest Service in North Carolina, Ecoregion Supervisor Gordon Warburton with the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and Director Roderick Simmons with Asheville Parks and Recreation Department. The event... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
BRCC plant sale, public forests forumSupervisor Allen Nicholas with the U.S. Forest Service in North Carolina, Ecore
BRCC plant sale, public forests forum
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 11 days ago
Supervisor Allen Nicholas with the U.S. Forest Service in North Carolina, Ecoregion Supervisor Gordon Warburton with the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and Director Roderick Simmons with Asheville Parks and Recreation Department. The event... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Fox trapping in Pender County - Petition seeks hearingconfined to sport. The commissioners heard a presentation in March 2015 about
Fox trapping in Pender County - Petition seeks hearing
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 11 days ago
confined to sport. The commissioners heard a presentation in March 2015 about fox trapping from Sgt. David Jordan of the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission about legislation working its way through the N.C. General Assembly that would allow fox... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Petition for fox season does little to sway Pender commissionersconfined to sport. The commissioners heard a presentation in March 2015 about
Petition for fox season does little to sway Pender commissioners
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 11 days ago
confined to sport. The commissioners heard a presentation in March 2015 about fox trapping from Sgt. David Jordan of the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission about legislation working its way through the N.C. General Assembly that would allow fox... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Pender trappers petition board for fox seasonconfined to sport. The commissioners heard a presentation in March 2015 about
Pender trappers petition board for fox season
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 11 days ago
confined to sport. The commissioners heard a presentation in March 2015 about fox trapping from Sgt. David Jordan of the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission about legislation working its way through the N.C. General Assembly that would allow fox... Read more
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The News & Observer
Searchers look for missing fisherman in Falls Lakesaid. The woman was rescued by other boaters in the area, but the man could no
Searchers look for missing fisherman in Falls Lake
The News & Observer / Posted 11 days ago
said. The woman was rescued by other boaters in the area, but the man could not be found Monday, Lt. Sam Craft of the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission said. Wildlife commission officers are trying to determine how the accident happened,... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
NC news in briefthe baby eagles could become frightened or disoriented and try to fly before th
NC news in brief
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 14 days ago
the baby eagles could become frightened or disoriented and try to fly before they are ready and fall to the ground. The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is using fire techniques to reduce smoke and heat near the nests, biologist Chris Baranski... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Advocates worry as NC sets precaution fires near eagle neststhe baby eagles could become frightened or disoriented and try to fly before th
Advocates worry as NC sets precaution fires near eagle nests
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 14 days ago
the baby eagles could become frightened or disoriented and try to fly before they are ready and fall to the ground. The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is using fire techniques to reduce smoke and heat near the nests, biologist Chris Baranski... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
‘Earl the furless squirrel’ amazes, entertains residents in NC communitythat could cause a squirrel to lose its hair, according to Chris Kent, who is t
‘Earl the furless squirrel’ amazes, entertains residents in NC community
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 20 days ago
that could cause a squirrel to lose its hair, according to Chris Kent, who is the District 2 biologist with the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission. They include fibromatosis, for instance, or dermatofitosis. Kent said the squirrel could... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Sink, Foster win CATT at High Rockin 19.16 pounds and the biggest fish of the day, a 6.39-pound bass. The Loves f
Sink, Foster win CATT at High Rock
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 23 days ago
in 19.16 pounds and the biggest fish of the day, a 6.39-pound bass. The Loves finished second with 18.43 pounds.

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission opened 1,000 miles of Hatchery-Supported Trout Waters in 25 western counties on April 2.... Read more

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The Wilmington Star-News
Pheasant hunt still provides unique experienceacres in Lenoir County and leases hundreds more, including working farms and fo
Pheasant hunt still provides unique experience
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 23 days ago
acres in Lenoir County and leases hundreds more, including working farms and forestlands. His property is licensed by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission as a hunting preserve. While season for quail and ring-necked pheasants closes the last... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
6 things to do this weekend that aren't the Azalea FestivalCape Fear than hoop skirts it's turtles, and the N.C. Coastal Reserve & Nat
6 things to do this weekend that aren't the Azalea Festival
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 24 days ago
Cape Fear than hoop skirts it's turtles, and the N.C. Coastal Reserve & National Estuarine Research Reserve and the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission need your help to help tally them up. Join these organizations as a citizen scientist by... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Pender County again rejects update to land-use planat the site, which is expected to open in mid-May. In exchange for the county’
Pender County again rejects update to land-use plan
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 26 days ago
at the site, which is expected to open in mid-May. In exchange for the county’s cooperation in the project, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has promised to increase the number of shooting stalls, add a 3-D archery range, and build... Read more
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The News & Observer
Conservationists protest as red wolf numbers fallIn October, agency officials convened an advisory panel of representatives on d
Conservationists protest as red wolf numbers fall
The News & Observer / Posted 28 days ago
In October, agency officials convened an advisory panel of representatives on different sides of the issue – including the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and local landowners, who oppose the recovery effort, and conservationists who want to... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Albemarle team wins at Tuckertown Lake$238. The top finishers reported catching their fish with jerkbaits, crankbait
Albemarle team wins at Tuckertown Lake
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 30 days ago
$238. The top finishers reported catching their fish with jerkbaits, crankbaits, Rat-L-Traps, and shaky-head jigs. The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission in conjunction with Jordan Lake State Park will host a free Family Fishing Fiesta Saturday... Read more

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