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Wildlife rehab takes animals in after hurricane
Submitted by Helen Holt on Sat, 07/05/2014 - 5:29pm.

video Coastal Carolina Wildlife Rehab takes in animals after Hurricane Arthur.

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Cape Fear Wildlife Expo teaching kids with live animals
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Sat, 03/15/2014 - 5:04pm.

video The Cape Fear Wildlife Expo featuring everything from the great outdoors. The Wilmington Convention Center housed displays featuring everything from the great outdoors.

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Biologist: Parts of WNC a de facto bear sanctuary
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Mon, 10/15/2012 - 7:10am.

A biologist with the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission says much of Buncombe County is a de facto bear sanctuary as the human population continues to grow.

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PETA wants NC New Year's Eve opossum drop halted
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 09/25/2012 - 11:49am.

A national animal rights group is headed to court in North Carolina to try to stop a small mountain town's tradition of lowering a caged opossum on New Year's Eve.

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GE-Hitachi named 'Wildlife at Work' site
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Mon, 09/10/2012 - 3:08pm.

When you think nuclear fuel manufacturing facility, you probably don't think wildlife preservation. But GE-Hitachi now displays a sign after being named a "Wildlife at Work" site by the Wildlife Habitat Council.

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Sunny Point allows bow hunting on Pleasure Island
Submitted by Katie Harden on Fri, 09/07/2012 - 5:18pm.

video Deer hunting season with a bow officially kicks off tomorrow, and some land that was banned earlier may now be open to military hunters in Kure Beach. Residents on Pleasure Island are not happy about the new hunting grounds.

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Outdoor enthusiasts enjoy Cape Fear Wildlife Expo
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Sat, 03/17/2012 - 6:46pm.

Outdoor enthusiasts are enjoying three fun-filled days at the 4th annual Cape Fear Wildlife Expo this weekend.

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Bear takes a holiday in downtown Greensboro
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 05/30/2011 - 11:19am.

Wildlife officials say a bear took a wrong turn and ended up spending part of his holiday weekend in downtown Greensboro.

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UPDATE: Pelican deaths not malicious
Submitted by Katie Harden on Thu, 12/30/2010 - 6:27pm.

The Wildlife Resources Commission sent pelicans found on Topsail Beach to the University of Georgia for autopsies to determine their cause of death. Sara Schweitzer from the commission said although the results are not confirmed, early findings show the birds were not killed maliciously by people.

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Deer becoming a major problem in Kure Beach
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/23/2008 - 4:04pm.

videoAt some point, you may have had to swerve on the road to avoid hitting a deer, or passed what is left after someone else has hit one. People on Pleasure Island have been dealing with the issue a lot recently.

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