Help sustain North Carolina’s wildlife and habitats by learning more about them.


Includes natural history and habitat information about North Carolina's mammal, bird, fish, reptile, amphibian, crustaceans and mollusks species including species profiles.


Descriptions of North Carolina's four main eco-regions with specific information about habitats and species within each eco-region.

John E. Pechmann Fishing Education Center

Location, contacts, hours of operation and accessibility information for the Piedmont region's fishing education center.


Western NC Fishing and Aquatic Education Classes

Event calendar for fishing and aquatic education classes in western North Carolina


Courses, Seminars & Workshops

Calendars for courses (boating and hunting), programs (Becoming an Outdoor Woman, Green Growth Toolbox), seminars, workshops and resources for formal/non-formal educators, i.e. lesson and activity plans, pilot programs. 

Educator Resources

Lesson/activity plans, WRC video links grouped by subject area, NC wildlife species profiles, workshop/training opportunities and other resources for educators.

Laws & Safety

Read about rules and regulations that apply to hunting, fishing, trapping, non-game and other regulations.


Regulations Digest for fishing, hunting and trapping; N.C. Wildlife Action Plan; How-to/Guides; Species information; Newsletters; Land Conservation; Assistance & Partnerships and additional resources and information related to hunting, trapping, fishing and boating.

Have a Wildlife Problem?

Find information on preventing conflicts with wildlife; injured/orphaned wildlife; species profiles and common wildlife diseases.