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RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, along with Neuse Sport Shop, the U.S. Forest Service and Trout Unlimited North Carolina, will sponsor over 25 fishing events for children across the state in May and June in recognition of National Fishing and Boating Week, June 5 - 13.

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RALEIGH — Today the Virginia Department of Natural Resources announced a positive case of Chronic Wasting Disease in Montgomery County, about 33 miles from Surry and Stokes counties in North Carolina. In response, N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services have met to discuss next steps in implementing the state’s CWD response plans.

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RALEIGH — Before hitting the beach this summer, visitors should remember to “share the shore” with beach-nesting birds, giving them, their eggs and chicks a wide berth.

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RALEIGH — During its business meeting on April 22, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission voted to notice a temporary rule for the 2021-22 hunting season. The rule, outlined below, was adopted by the Wildlife Commission in February but received objections.

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RALEIGH — At its business meeting last week, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission approved season dates, bag limits and applicable regulations for the 2021-22 waterfowl, webless migratory game bird (including doves) and extended falconry seasons.

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RALEIGH— Coyotes are common in all 100 counties of North Carolina, and although they are generally elusive and avoid people, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission reports that coyote sightings peak in May as they ramp up their activity searching day and night for food to support their newborn pups.

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RALEIGH — Results from the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s annual deer harvest summary indicate hunters across the state reported harvesting 169,973 deer during the 2020-21 hunting season — a 9.1 percent increase compared to the average harvest the last three seasons.

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RALEIGH — Yesterday, on Earth Day, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission awarded the 2020 Thomas L. Quay Wildlife Diversity Award to Allen Boynton of Troutdale, Virginia. The award recognizes individuals who make outstanding contributions to wildlife diversity in North Carolina and who are considered leaders in wildlife conservation.

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RALEIGH — The warm weather means more snakes will start to show up along trails, in the woods, crossing roads and in our yards. Wildlife diversity biologists at the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission request that if you see a snake, do not be alarmed, do not kill it, give it plenty of room, and if you see a pine snake or rattlesnake, report it.

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RALEIGH —  No evidence of Chronic Wasting Disease has been detected in the state’s wild white-tailed deer herd, according to biologists with the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission.

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