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North Carolina


Wildlife Resources Commission

State of North Carolina

Roy Cooper, Governor

North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission

David W. Hoyle Jr., Chairman, Dallas

Monty R. Crump, Vice Chairman, Rockingham

Thomas A. Berry, Greensboro

V. Ray Clifton Jr., Clarkton

James Cogdell, Norwood

John T. Coley IV, Holly Springs

Mark R. Craig, Greensboro

Kelly N. Davis, Swan Quarter

Richard Edwards, Wrightsville Beach

Thomas L. Fonville, Raleigh

Nat T. Harris, Whitsett

Mike Johnson, Hickory

Hayden Rogers, Brasstown

James (Jim) Ruffin, Winston-Salem

Wes Seegars, Goldsboro

Bradford G. Stanback, Canton

John A. Stone, Pinehurst

Stephen L. Windham, Wilmington

Landon G. Zimmer, Wilmington

Cameron Ingram, Executive Director

Kyle Briggs, Chief Deputy Director

Erik Christofferson, Deputy Director of Infrastructure Management

Lisa Hocutt, Deputy Director of Constituent Support & Engagement

Education Centers and Shooting Ranges

Education Centers Map

Visit us online at for maps to our facilities.

Phone Numbers

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

Boating Access Areas 919-707-0150

Boating Safety Course Information 919-707-0030

Boater Safety Education - Replacement Certificates 888-248-6834

Enforcement Operations Office 919-707-0030

Engineering 919-707-0150

Game Lands/Public Lands 919-707-0150

Human Resources 919-707-0101

Hunter Safety Course Information 919-707-0031

Hunter Safety Education - Replacement Certificates 888-248-6834

Inland Fisheries 919-707-0220

License Information 888-248-6834

Marine Fisheries 252-726-7021


Regulation Information 919-707-0030

Turn In Poachers (TIP) 855-945-3847

Wildlife Calendar/N.C. Wild Store Products 866-945-3746

Wildlife in North Carolina Magazine 800-786-2721

Vessel Registration and Titling 800-628-3773

Violations Reporting 800-662-7137

In the Raleigh area 919-707-0040

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

Wildlife Education 919-707-0170

Wildlife Helpline 866-318-2401

(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.