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STATE: Wildlife Commission to host virtual public hearing

Due to Gov. Roy Cooper’s Executive Order 188 that currently prohibits mass gatherings of more than 10 people indoors, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will host a virtual public hearing on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. to review the proposed changes to the 2021-2022 inland fishing, hunting, trapping and game land regulations.

Comments will be accepted through Feb. 1 and may be submitted during the public comment portion of the public hearing, via the agency’s online Comment Portal, emailed to regulations@ncwildlife.org (include name, phone number and mailing address in email) or mailed to: Rule-Making Coordinator, N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, 1701 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, N.C. 27699-1700.

A pre-recorded presentation of the proposed regulation changes is available on the agency’s YouTube Channel for those unable to attend the virtual hearing.

For more information and to register for the hearing, visit ncwildlife.org/proposed-regulations or join by phone toll free (888-788-0099 or 877-853-5247) using Webinar ID: 928 5632 3468.