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Wildlife Commission to hold public meetings to discuss hunting deer with the aid of dogs

RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will hold four public input meetings in March to discuss deer hunting with the aid of dogs, associated conflicts and potential solutions.
All meetings begin at 7 p.m. Locations and dates are:

  • March 18 — South Granville High School, 701 N. Crescent Drive, Creedmoor
  • March 19 — St. Andrews University – Avinger Auditorium, 1700 Dogwood Mile St., Laurinburg
  • March 30 — Duplin County Agricultural Center, 165 Agriculture Drive, Kenansville
  • March 31 — Bob Martin Eastern Agricultural Center, 2900 N.C. Highway 125, Williamston

“Hunting deer with the aid of dogs is a deeply rooted and long-standing tradition in North Carolina,” said Gordon Myers, the Commission’s executive director. “However, in a rapidly changing state, conflicts among user groups and with landowners do occur. These meetings will provide a forum to discuss those conflicts and potential solutions.”
For regulations associated with deer hunting with the aid of dogs, visit the 2019-2020 Inland Fishing, Hunting and Trapping Regulations Digest at www.ncwildlife.org/Licensing/Regulations#7126765-hunting.
Since 1947, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has been dedicated to the conservation and sustainability of the state’s fish and wildlife resources through research, scientific management, wise use and public input. The Commission is the state regulatory agency responsible for the enforcement of fishing, hunting, trapping and boating laws and provides programs and opportunities for wildlife-related educational, recreational and sporting activities.
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