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Red wolf.  Photo by Curtis Carley, USFWS.

Landowners Needed to Save the Red Wolf

The last fourteen remaining red wolves were rescued from the brink of extinction 35 years ago and became the ancestors of all red wolves alive today. Through careful breeding and …

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National Wildlife Week: Charlotte Attracts Extraordinary Wildlife Through Community Habitats

In 2013, the Charlotte Reconnecting Ourselves with Nature (CROWN) chapter of North Carolina Wildlife Federation launched the Charlotte Naturally initiative to get the city certified as a Community Wildlife Habitat.  …

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Saving Red Wolves with Amazing Foster Den Families

After disappearing from the wild and being carefully reintroduced and conserved, only 90-100 endangered red wolves live in the wild in the entire world. They now make their homes in the …

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Red Wolves: an Endangered Species in Peril

Near the Outer Banks of North Carolina in the heart of the five county Albemarle Peninsula, there is a federal wildlife refuge called Alligator River. With more than 152,000 square …

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Victory in North Carolina Shows America Wants More Clean Energy,…

Loggerhead sea turtle hatchling, Outer Banks, North Carolina

Photo of the Day: Start of a Journey

Photo via Patrick Briggs, Flickr

North Carolina Farmers Add Wind to Crop, Harvest Economic Boom

Eat this dandelion. (flickr | Michael Kappel)

Touching, Smelling and Tasting Nature in North Carolina

If you’re like me—and the rules of blogging dictate that I must assume you are—you hear ‘Davidson’ and think of former Davidson College great Stephen Curry, a 2008-09 consensus first-team …

Sportsmen Stand Up for the Clean Air Act

Hundreds of  groups that represent fishermen, hunters, and outdoor enthusiasts presented a letter to Congress last week calling for protection of the Clean Air Act. Sportsmen and women released the letter at …

Greenforce: Leaders Emphasize Community Colleges as Green Jobs Laboratories

As the Central North Carolina Greenforce Summit continues in Greensboro today, I bring you more constructive nuggets from on-site NWF staffers. Delicious, delicious nuggets. If you’re looking for a one-line …

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