North Carolina Waterfowl Season Comment Period Open


North Carolina Waterfowl Season Comment Period Open

Monday, August 2, 2010

RALEIGH, N.C. - The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission is inviting citizens to provide input on regular waterfowl hunting seasons through an online comment system on the Commission's website.

Regular waterfowl seasons begin in late September and include various seasons for ducks, Canada geese, snow geese, brant and tundra swans.

Beginning next week, citizens can comment on proposed dates for the seasons, by going to and clicking on "Regular Waterfowl Season Comments." Public comments will be accepted until Aug. 16.

The Commission's website,, will also provide the federal frameworks from which seasons may be selected, a direct link to a map of North Carolina's Canada goose hunt zones, and a link to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's 2010 Status of Waterfowl video.

For more information on migratory game birds in North Carolina, visit Waterfowl and Migratory Game Birds In North Carolina under the Hunting section at

About N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission

Since 1947, the North Carolina 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. To learn more, visit

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Carolyn Rickard, Public Information Officer (919) 707-0124

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