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Hyde County

Input sought for water management at Pocosin Lakes

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is soliciting the public’s help in crafting a long-term plan to manage water on the Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife ... Read more

by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Wednesday, July 12, 2017 7:31 pm

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Wetland wildflowers flourish at Pocosin Lakes

Bulltongue duck potato (Sagittaria lancifolia) is a wetland wildflower that grows along the Scuppernong River Interpretive Boardwalk at Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center ... Read more

by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Wednesday, June 28, 2017 5:29 pm

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Swamp leather at Pocosin Lakes

Swamp leather (Clematis crispa) is an herbaceous (not woody) vine that only occurs in freshwater wetlands. It can be seen along the Scuppernong River Interpretive ... Read more

by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Wednesday, May 31, 2017 6:01 pm

News

Public hearings for red wolf recovery announced

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will hold two meetings with residents in eastern North Carolina to discuss the future management of the non-essential, experimental ... Read more

by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Wednesday, May 24, 2017 6:29 pm

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Bears out to play at Pocosin Lakes

It’s always “bear time” on the refuge. But on Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge, thanks to the weather warming up, visitors now see a lot ... Read more

by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Wednesday, May 10, 2017 2:48 pm

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Blackberry blossoms in eastern North Carolina

The sawtooth blackberry (Rubus argutus) in the photo is the typical upright blackberry of wet soils on the Coastal Plain. It does not tolerate flooding, ... Read more

by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Wednesday, April 26, 2017 1:28 pm

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Serviceberry at Pocosin Lakes NWR

On Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge, it’s not all birds and bears. Coastal serviceberry (shown blooming) is a wetland species of serviceberry. It’s related to ... Read more

by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Wednesday, April 12, 2017 5:32 pm

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Prescribed burn at Pocosin Lakes

Last week, on Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge’s Pungo Unit, there was a 320-acre prescribed burn. You might have seen or smelled a little smoke, ... Read more

by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Wednesday, March 29, 2017 6:35 pm

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Great egrets at Pocosin Lakes

Stately and elegant, great egrets are sometimes seen in ponds and impoundments of the Pungo Unit at Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge. Great egrets are ... Read more

by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Wednesday, March 15, 2017 5:39 pm

Pungo Living

Migratory birds to head north soon

A few Canada geese winter on the Pungo unit of Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge. Snow geese, tundra swan and other migratory birds come by ... Read more

by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Wednesday, March 8, 2017 3:24 pm

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