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The Coastal Wildlife Refuge Society is the official non-profit support group for National Wildlife Refuges in Eastern North Carolina Information below was released by USFWS and is available on their website at #NCRefuges News 
National Wildlife Refuges in North Carolina
Coastal North Carolina National Wildlife Refuge Complex - Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge
100 Conservation Way (P. O. Box 1969)
Manteo, NC 27954
252-473-1132 

Contact Bonnie Strawser 252-473-1132 X 230 
or Steve Brumfield X 224
For Immediate Release
November 26, 2019
Photo Release: Everyday Is Thanksgiving For Pocosin Lakes Refuge Wild Turkeys
Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge
Photo Credit: USFWS

Caption: Wild Turkeys (Meleagris gallopavo) are omnivores. Their wide diet may consist of nuts, berries, insects, seeds, plant buds and material and even snails & salamanders.

Many games species may be hunted on Pocosin Lakes Refuge, but Wild Turkey is not one of them. On the refuge, everyday is Thanksgiving for Wild Turkeys!

ocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge is one of nine national wildlife refuges in the Coastal North Carolina National Wildlife Refuges Complex. Pocosin Lakes Visitor Center, located in Columbia, NC, is open 9am to 4pm whenever volunteer staffing is available