With the warm weather of summer, you may have seen a few extra critters around your yard, and that may have brought back up some bad advice on how to deal with them - especially snakes. Even for wildlife lovers, snakes are not always welcomed with open arms, but...
Hunters, hikers and residents are asked to be on the lookout for a deadly rabbit disease that has not been seen in the state’s wild rabbit population but is known to exist in the Southwestern United States. Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus Serotype 2 is fatal to both wild and domestic rabbits. Signs to look for […]
Crisp air, zero humidity, leaf fall and pumpkins are all signs of the time when summer transitions to fall in North Carolina. It’s no surprise that North Carolinians and out-of-staters alike turn to the great outdoors in North Carolina this time of year. From the mountains to the coast, North Carolina offers stunning fall foliage […]
Students from across the state competed at the 2018 North Carolina Envirothon held at Cedarock Park near Burlington over the weekend. The two-day event tests students’ knowledge and problem-solving skills in the areas of aquatics, forestry, wildlife, soil and land use, and current environmental issues. N.C. Envirothon is one of the largest events of its […]
Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with the Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Wildlife caused $29.4 million in damage to N.C. field crops last year, according to a report from the N.C. Agricultural Statistics Division. Wildlife damaged $19 million worth of soybeans, $5.6 million worth of corn, and $4.8 […]