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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
March 13, 2018
Photo Release: The Ubiquitous White-tailed Deer
Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge - Regular Refuge Resident
Photo Credit: Karen Lebing

Caption: Whether you enjoy observing, photographing or hunting (during season), White-tailed Deer are found on Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge, as well all regional national wildlife refuges. The current North Carolina state White-tailed deer population is estimated near one million! They are herbivores and excellent swimmers. Best viewing times are dawn & dusk.

Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge is one of six 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.