Wildlife Resources Commission

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State of North Carolina

Roy Cooper, Governor

North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission

John T. Coley IV, Chairman, Holly Springs

David W. Hoyle Jr., Vice Chairman, Dallas

Thomas A. Berry, Greensboro

Joseph (Joe) Budd, Winston-Salem

John Litton Clark, Clinton

V. Ray Clifton Jr., Clarkton

Mark R. Craig, Greensboro

Monty R. Crump, Rockingham

Richard Edwards, Wilmington

Thomas L. Fonville, Raleigh

Nat T. Harris, Whitsett

Mike Johnson, Hickory

Hayden Rogers, Brasstown

Wes Seegars, Goldsboro

Garry Spence, Charlotte

Bradford G. Stanback, Canton

John A. Stone, Jackson Springs

Brian White, Manteo

Landon G. Zimmer, Wilmington

Gordon Myers, Executive Director

Kyle Briggs, Chief Deputy Director

Erik Christofferson, Deputy Director of Operations

Lisa Hocutt, Deputy Director of Constituent Support & Engagement

Education Centers and Shooting Ranges

Phone Numbers

Big Game Harvest Reporting800-I-GOT-ONE (800-446-8663)

Boating Access Areas919-707-0150

Boating Safety Course Information919-707-0030

Boater Safety Education – Replacement Certificates888-248-6834

Enforcement Operations Office919-707-0030


Game Lands/Public Lands919-707-0150

Human Resources919-707-0101

Hunter Safety Course Information919-707-0031

Hunter Safety Education – Replacement Certificates888-248-6834

Inland Fisheries919-707-0220

License Information888-248-6834

Marine Fisheries252-726-7021


Regulation Information919-707-0030

Turn In Poachers (TIP)855-945-3847

Wildlife Calendar/N.C. Wild Store Products866-945-3746

Wildlife in North Carolina Magazine800-786-2721

Vessel Registration and Titling800-628-3773

Violations Reporting800-662-7137

In the Raleigh area919-707-0040

Via TTY Machine*800-662-7137
*(TTY machine available for people with hearing disabilities)

Wildlife Education919-707-0170

Wildlife Helpline866-318-2401

(information on wildlife behavior, damage, injury, and co-existing)

Wildlife Management919-707-0050

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Equal Opportunity

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All wildlife programs are administered for the benefit of all North Carolina citizens without prejudice toward age, sex, race, religion or national origin. Violations of this pledge may be reported to the Equal Employment Officer, 1703 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, N.C. 27699-1700, Tel. 919-707-0101.