North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission
Becoming a Sea Turtle Volunteer: 101

Becoming a Sea Turtle Volunteer: 101

Being a sea turtle volunteer is not for the faint of heart – it’s hard work throughout much of the year, yet it is also rewarding work, particularly when you consider that the five species of sea turtles that are found along North Carolina’s coastline are all federally listed as threatened or endangered species. So, they need all the help . . . MORE

Thursday, June 21, 2018/Author: NCWRC blogger/Number of views (2308)/Comments (0)/
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Hickory Student Aims for Greatness in National Archery in Schools Program Tournaments

Hickory Student Aims for Greatness in National Archery in Schools Program Tournaments

A fourth-grader from Ray Childers Elementary School is the first-ever student from North Carolina to win top honors at the recent National Archery in Schools (NASP) Tournament and the Centershot Ministries National Tournament held in Louisville, Ky. READ MORE
 

Thursday, June 14, 2018/Author: NCWRC blogger/Number of views (253)/Comments (0)/
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Tern Turret Tidings – The Black-“Crowned” Birds are Back in Town

Tern Turret Tidings – The Black-“Crowned” Birds are Back in Town

The black-“crowned” birds are back in town. Over the last couple of weeks, least terns have been checking out the rooftop of the North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores in Carteret County. Staff with the aquarium and the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission are hopeful that the birds will soon begin nesting on the rooftop for a second year in a row.

Least terns are the smallest terns found in North America, measuring between . . . MORE

Friday, April 27, 2018/Author: NCWRC blogger/Number of views (4217)/Comments (0)/
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Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Weekend Brings New Experiences

Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Weekend Brings New Experiences

"If you had told me just over 15 years ago that I would be firing rifles, daydreaming of buying a truck and researching venison recipes, I would have never believed you."

Wednesday, April 18, 2018/Author: NCWRC blogger/Number of views (9256)/Comments (0)/
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Highlights from the 2017 Wild Turkey Hunting Season

Highlights from the 2017 Wild Turkey Hunting Season

Statewide 2018 Season Begins April 14; Youth-Only Season Runs April 7-13

With the statewide 2018 wild turkey hunting season set to open on April 14, Chris Kreh, the Wildlife Commission’s Upland Game Bird Biologist, provides a few highlights from the 2017 season below.

Hunters harvested a record-setting 18,919 birds — a 5 percent increase from 2016. The previous record high was 18,409 birds reported in 2013.

Youth-season harvest was . . . MORE

Friday, March 23, 2018/Author: NCWRC blogger/Number of views (8537)/Comments (0)/
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