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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Unlikely Headfellows: Reflecting on Millinery History and Migratory Bird Conservation

Unlikely Headfellows: Reflecting on Millinery History and Migratory Bird Conservation

By Malory Henderson

The Migratory Bird Treaty Act set the international standard for the protection of bird species that we still follow today, but many don’t know the story behind how it came to be and what came before…MORE

Friday, May 18, 2018/Author: FairleyMahlum/Number of views (960)/Comments (0)/
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Conservation Conversation Vlog - Snakes of North Carolina with Biologist Jeff Hall

Conservation Conversation Vlog - Snakes of North Carolina with Biologist Jeff Hall

In this episode of Conservation Conversations, sit down with biologist Jeff Hall as he explains to you how to identify snakes located in North Carolina, how to tell the difference between different snake species, what to do if you find a snake and many more snake related questions and information. MORE

Thursday, May 17, 2018/Author: FairleyMahlum/Number of views (548)/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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Backyard Bird Basics: A How-To Guide

Backyard Bird Basics: A How-To Guide

Text and photos by Malorey Henderson

Who doesn't love backyard birds? They add beauty to the landscape and serenade us with their sweet songs. We often put out feeders to attract these lovely little critters to our homes. One of the best ways to attract birds and give back to them as they brighten our days is through native plant gardens. With the sprawl of urban areas, good bird habitat is increasingly in short supply. MORE

Thursday, March 22, 2018/Author: NCWRC blogger/Number of views (6859)/Comments (0)/
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