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Pea Island
Pocosin Lakes
Roanoke River
Swanquarter

12-29-2016 Here, But Rarely Seen-Visit a National Wildlife Refuge
12-27-2016 Over the Hump
12-27-2016 On the Lookout at Pocosin Lakes Refuge
12-22-2016 Not Really Bald on the Refuge
12-20-2016 Big Ears and Acute Sense of Smell
12-15-2016 Swooping
12-14-2016 Share the road
12-8-2016 Duck, Duck, Goose
12-6-2016 Strike a pose
12-1-2016 Keep a Sharp Eye!
11-29-2016 Any Season is a Good One
11-25-2016 Get a jump on the holidays
11-22-2016 Black Bear Tree
11-17-2016 Changing Seasons
11-15-2016 Gorgeous!
11-10-2016 Swimming Squirrel
11-9-2016 Pocosin Lakes- A beautiful sight!
11-3-2016 Alligator River Refuge Tram Tour- Wild Fun for the Family!
11-1-2016 Pocosin Lakes - It's Hard to See the Hill!
10-27-2016 Wildlife Watching on Refuges
10-26-2016 Pocosin Lakes - We're Over the Hump!
10-25-2016 Swan Days 2016 (by Lewis Forrest)
10-24-2016 Tram Tours for Swan Days
10-20-2016 Bird Visitor
10-13-2016 Five-lined Skink
10-12-2016 Update on Hurricane Impacts and Wings Over Water is ON!!
10-11-2016 Balancing Water at Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge
10-6-2016 Birds of a Feather WHAT together?
10-5-2016 Eastern NC Refuges Prepare for Hurricane Matthew
10-4-2016 We're all wet together!
9-29-2016 Unusual Visitors
9-26-2016 When It Rains, It Pours!
9-22-2016 Whale of a Tale
9-22-2016 Alligator River Refuge Road Statue?
9-21-2016
9-15-2016 Join the Wild Fun! Wings Over Water Wildlife Festival Begins in a Month
9-13-2016 Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge-A Better Place for Wildlife & People
9-9-2016 Fall Art Expo Reception at National Wildlife Refuges Visitor Center Scheduled for Scheduled for September 16  5-8 pm
9-3-2016 Pocosin Lakes Refuge is Open; Some Roads Closed Due to Storm
9-2-2016 North Carolina National Wildlife Refuges Plans during Upcoming Storm
9-1-2016 Celebrate World Shorebirds Day
8-30-2016 Get Your Bearings on Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge
8-29-2016 Mackay Island National Wildlife Refuge will “Open Roads” September 3 - September 5, 2016.
   
8-25-2016 Out on a Limb
8-24-2016 Mackay Island Announces Hunt Information Available
8-23-2016 Eight Legs Not Required to Have North Carolina Fishing License
8-18-2016 Peek-A-Bid, or Bear, or...
8-16-2016 The 'Right Stuff' on Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge
8-11-2016 Don't Miss Out - Programs End August 31st!
8-8-2016
8-4-2016 One Down, Two to Go--American Avocets
8-2-2016 Managing Water to Restore Wetlands and Reduce the Impacts of Wildland Fires - South Clayton Blocks Project is Underway
7-28-2016 No Teddy Bear
7-26-2016 Thereby Hangs a Tail
7-22-2106 USFWS/NCFS Partnership Benefits Eastern NC Communities 
7-21-2016 To Everything, tern, tern, tern....
7-19-2016 A Bird in the Hand Really is Worth Two in the Bush
7-19-2016 Pocosin Lakes Refuge Accepting Bids for Janitorial Services Contract
7-14-2016 For the Love of Sea Turtles
7-13-2016 Flight Control, We're Losing More Than Altitude!
7-12-2016 More than Bears
7-7-2016 On National Wildlife Refuges a Friendly Bear Means Negative Impacts for Both the Bears and People!
7-5-2016 Do the triple 'P'...Peaceful-Pleasant-Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge
6-30-2016 Can You Bear to Be Wild?
6-28-2016 'Paddle Your Pocosin' Lakes National Wildlife Refuge
6-23-2016 Sharing Alligator River Refuge's Waterways
6-21-2016 You won't be bored on this walk!
6-14-2016 Bear and Wildlife Tours at Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge
6-14-2016  Join us this Friday for the Opening Reception for the Summer Wildlife Art Expo
6-10-2016 Out with the Old, In with the New
6-9-2016 Explore!
6-9-2016 USFWS Raleigh Field Office  News Bulletin: 
6-3-2016 Terminator! Bonnie Helps Extinguish Whipping Creek Fire
6-2-2016 Unleashed Pets and Nesting Birds Don't Mix
5-31-2016 Open Spaces Blog on Whipping Creek Road Fire
5-31-2016 Small Mobile Homes Can Be Driving Hazards at Pocosin Lakes Refuge
5-26-2016 A Burst of Color on Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge
5-24-2016 Bearly Visible at Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge
5-19-2016 Sunset On Your National Wildlife Refuge
5-17-2016 Bear Tours on Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge
5-12-2016 Refuge Responds to Questions about Status of Whipping Creek Road Fire
5-12-2016 Downy Woodpecker in Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge
5-11-2016 Sunrise-'Birdrise' at Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge
5-5-2016 Spread Your Wings for Bird Conservation
5-3-2016 We're all about Partners!
4-30-2016 Whipping Creek Road Fire Declared 100% Contained
4-29-2016 Morning Infrared Flight Reveals No Hotspots on 264 Low Pocosin
4-28-2016 USFWS Teamwork Makes Mattamuskeet Refuge Safer for People
4-28-2016 Whipping Creek Road Fire - Fire Activity Decreases; Staffing Downsizes
4-27-2016 Fire Suppression Crews Identifying Hot Spots
4-26-2016 Wetter peat means less groundfire, less smoke, and less cost
4-26-2016 Fire Suppression Crews Identifying Hot Spots
4-25-2016 Videos od CL415 Super Scoopers
4-25-2016 Fire Suppression Efforts Continue
4-24-2016 US 264 Now Open; Fire Caused by Right-of-Way Operation
4-24-2016 Fire Suppression Efforts Continue
4-23-2016 US Highway 264 to Close Part of Sunday Due To Air Tanker Work 
4-23-2016 Fire Receives One Inch of Rainfall – US 264 Reopens Conditionally
4-22-2016 US Highway Will Open As Conditions Allow
4-22-2016 Update Whipping Creek Road Fire 4-22-2106
4-21-2016 Update Whipping Creek Road Fire 4-21-2016 am
4-21-2016 Tree with a Fishy Nickname
4-20-2016 Update Whipping Creek Fire 4-20-2016 9pm
4-20-2016 Update Whipping Creek Fire 4-20-2016
4-19-2016 Update Whipping Creek Fire 4-19-2016 3pm
4-19-2016 Whipping Creek Fire:  650 acres and Growing; 30% Contained
4-19-2016 'Dancing' at Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge
4-14-2016 Prescribed Burn on Pea Island Refuge Scheduled for Tomorrow
4-14-2016 Dozing, but not asleep!
4-12-2016 Public Notice:  Week-long Road Closures for Public Safety on Mattamuskeet Refuge
4-12-2016 Volunteers Keep it Clean at Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge
4-7-2016 Local National Wildlife Refuges Sponsor "Wildlife Club" for High School-aged Youth 
4-7-2016 We're Going Batty on Refuges in Eastern North Carolina
4-5-2016 Mattamuskeet Refuge is accepting bids for a one year janitorial contract
4-5-2016 Good Neighboring in a Nutshell - Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge
3-31-2016
3-30-2016 Searching for the Northern Long-eared Bat at unexpected places 
3-29-2016
3-24-2016 Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge Seal of Approval
3-22-2016 Remember When There Was All That Smoke?
3-18-2016 Mackay Island National Wildlife Refuge  (Knotts Island) Prescribed Burn Possibility for Saturday
3-17-2016 You 'Otter' Visit a National Wildlife Refuge
3-15-2016 WE'RE ALL WET TOGETHER!
3-11-2016 Getting the Point - Visit a National Wildlife Refuge
3/9/2016 Access Restored on  Mattamuskeet Refuge; Bridge Repairs Completed
3/8/2016 On Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge, we're "saving the dirt"... and a LOT more!
3/4/2016 Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuge Takes Action to Assist Neighboring Landowners Impacted by Excessive Rainfall
3/3/2016 Did Somebody Ring the Dinner Bell? Visit a National Wildlife Refuge
2/25/2016 Yellow-rumped Warbler--Visit a National Wildlife Refuge
2/18/2016 Nutria at Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge
2-16-2016 Bids for Summer Mowing Contract for Mattamuskeet Refuge Accepted through February 29
2-12-2016 Wildlife Art Expo Reception Rescheduled for February 19; Saturday Tram Tour Canceled; Refuge Visitor Centers Closed
2-11-2016 A Northern Shoveler Visits a National Wildlife Refuge....You Should Too!
2-9-2016 Temporarily Restricted Access on  Mattamuskeet Refuge Due to Bridge Repairs
2-6-2016 Join us for the Reception/Opening of the Spring Wildlfie and Wildlands Art Expo - National Wildlife Refuges Visitor Center
2-4-2016 Guess Who's Coming to Dinner? Visit a National Wildlife Refuge
1-28-2016 A Northern Gannet Visits Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge
1-21-2016 Recent Swan Deaths at Lake Mattamuskeet Due to Lead Poisoning; Source Unknown
1-21-2016 Honk if You Like National Wildlife Refuges!
1-14-2016

1-7-2016 American White Pelicans at Pea Island Refuge-Visit a National Wildlife Refuge