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  • NCWF Scholarship Grants Program : NCWF
    1000 grants or 6 1000 grants and 1 2500 Conservation Leadership grant may be awarded to a student of exemplary merit We are anxious to identify and recognize deserving students and are soliciting applications for scholarship aid Need is a factor and a good record of scholarship and extra curricular involvement is considered To apply Click here to apply online Contact Autumn Chappell at JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address or 919 833 1923 if you need a printable form Please mail all school transcripts to NCWF Scholarships 1024 Washington St Raleigh NC 27605 All other application materials are to be emailed to JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address Please do not mail or fax application materials Questions Call 919 833 1923 The NCWF is committed to the practice and policy of equal opportunity for all Board members and other volunteers employees grant and scholarship recipients and patrons without regard to race color religion national origin gender age disability or any other protected status All personnel actions educational or social or recreational programs will be administered in accordance with the principals of equal opportunity Programs Home Great Outdoors University GoU The Butterfly Highway NC

    Original URL path: http://www.ncwf.org/programs/ncwf-scholarship-grants (2016-05-01)
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  • Farmers & Communities Manage Deer (FCMD) Program : NCWF
    in local communities Offer hunters more harvest opportunity Read more about the program PDF Questions Contact Liz Rutledge Project Managers FMD JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address 828 783 8013 FCMD Program Article 2014 NCWF Journal Article Summer 2013 NCWF s Farmers Manage Deer is a two year program to help farmers reduce crop losses caused by deer Participating farmers will establish a hunting program as a means of managing deer populations and as a source of sustainable income To jumpstart the initiative the Federation will lease land from row crop farmers in eastern North Carolina and recruit sportsmen for a two week hunt during the fall 2013 deer hunting season Hunters will harvest deer according to a property specific plan with excess venison donated to charity N C Hunters for the Hungry will process donated deer at certified facilities so the meat can be donated to local food banks Farmers win their community wins and hunters win Deer win as well because balanced deer herds are healthier and less susceptible to disease Project partners include the N C Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services N C Wildlife Resources Commission and N C Hunters for the Hungry Affiliate support from the Quality Deer Management Association Hunters Helping Kids N C Handicapped Sportsmen Wounded Warriors Programs and others will build community support and sustainable reach Farmers Manage Deer is a sponsored project of the N C Tobacco Trust Fund Commission established to assist individuals and businesses that have been displaced from tobacco related employment With millions of dollars in tobacco settlement funding being lost to the state s rural community tax base following final payment in 2014 development of hunting programs in these rural communities makes sense In 2011 deer hunters spent more than 231 million in North

    Original URL path: http://www.ncwf.org/programs/farmers-manage-deer (2016-05-01)
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  • North Carolina Hunters for the Hungry NCHFTH Program : NCWF
    NCWF continues to support the program with personnel marketing administrative and financial resources http www NCHuntersForTheHungry org Contacts Dick Hamilton President 919 833 1923 David Blake Treasurer 919 596 3660 Jeff Pearce Processor Contact 919 496 3547 Programs Home Great Outdoors University GoU The Butterfly Highway NC Teaming With Wildlife Coalition Certified Wildlife Habitat W A I T Island Habitat Program Wildlife Friendly Development Certification Program Fellowship Actions Impacting the

    Original URL path: http://www.ncwf.org/programs/north-carolina-hunters-for-the-hungry (2016-05-01)
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  • ​GoU News & Updates : NCWF
    academic performance North Carolina Wildlife Federation received 71 000 to expand the Great Outdoors University of Greater Charlotte a program providing meaningful life changing outdoor experiences for children Care Ring received 90 000 to hire a Spanish speaking nurse to expand the Nurse Family Partnership program This program pairs first time low income pregnant women with registered nurses beginning early in pregnancy through the child s second birthday Community Culinary School of Charlotte received 55 000 to support its Workforce Development through Culinary Arts program which provides culinary training and job search assistance for adults with barriers to employment or in need of social integration The Women s Impact Fund has emerged as one of the largest women s collective giving groups in the country The fund has made 54 grants totaling more than 4 million It will host the Women s Collective Giving Grantmakers Network Leadership Forum on Oct 15 17 in Charlotte Details http www womensimpactfund org Kids enjoy uncovering the clues to solve the mystery on a day of sleuthing with GoU at the Rescue Ranch GoU s Trailblazers on an Adventure Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Charlotte Woodland Discovery a Destination Partner with GoU This program supported in part with funding from the Arts Science Council Kids enjoying a day of fun and adventure Trailblazing with GoU at Woodland Discovery Fantastic Fish Our Participant Partner Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Charlotte McDowell Nature Preserve a Destination Partner with GoU This program supported in part with funding from the Arts Science Council Enjoy a few pictures of the kids with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Charlotte enjoying Fantastic Fish with GoU at McDowell Nature Preserve Habitat Quest Our Participant Partner Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Charlotte Rescue Ranch a Destination Partner with GoU This program supported in part with funding from the Arts Science Council Kids from the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Charlotte going on a Habitat Quest with GoU are having a fantastic time at the Rescue Ranch GoU s Connecting Kids with Nature Matching Gift Challenge We have been given a wonderful gift this year in the form of a matching gift challenge for our Great Outdoors University GoU GoU connects kids with nature in life changing ways and brings them positive educational experiences Children and youth have a unique opportunity to experience a living laboratory outdoors filled with inspiration and wonderful surprises where hands on discoveries can be made and learning is fun The value of this kind of program to a child s health and well being is supported by educators and pediatricians We need a program like this that inspires curiosity fosters a passion for learning builds self confidence encourages teamwork and promotes physical fitness One child summed up his GoU experience in eight words This is the greatest day of my life But to grow and sustain this program we need your help Your support can give more kids the opportunity to experience the

    Original URL path: http://www.ncwf.org/programs/gou/news-updates (2016-05-01)
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  • Great Outdoors University About Us : NCWF
    a lake by canoe learn to fish splash in a natural stream observe wildlife up close see eye to eye with a lizard frog or a beetle hike in the woods identify trees bird watch through binoculars look for animal tracks and identify them study wildflowers learn to use a field guide observe collect leaves plants minerals plant a tree make a nature treasure box create a nature journal of observations sketches and listen to all the sounds of nature Our Vision and Goals Empower kids with an opportunity to discover and experience the many joys wonders and benefits of nature Educate and develop an appreciation through Great Outdoors University experiences about the importance of conservation Inspire curiosity about the natural world that fosters a passion for continued learning Create a positive environment where kids can make discoveries be creative learn new skills and build their self confidence Encourage kids to embrace personal responsibility teamwork and to master problem solving abilities through learning hands on outdoor skills and mentoring with strong role models Impart science and math knowledge in a fresh and fun way through experiencing various outdoor activities Promote physical fitness and mental well being Being Outside is Good for our Kids Health Body Mind Spirit Today s kids are spending less time in free play outdoors in nature The negative impact on their health and development is now well documented by recent scientific studies Free and unstructured play improves concentration cognitive ability lessens hyperactivity and aggression Being in nature helps create compassion enhances social interactions value for community and close relationships In natural settings there are streams trees to climb and open spaces where kids can create their own adventures and learn from them Recently the American Academy of Pediatrics emphasized the necessity of outdoor time for kids

    Original URL path: http://www.ncwf.org/programs/gou/about (2016-05-01)
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  • Leadership Great Outdoors Univeristy : NCWF
    Pediatrics Mike Crum Chief Financial Officer Vice President Business Development of Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority Clark Curtis Director of Communications UNC Charlotte College of Computing and Informatics Scott Stephens Geyer Ph D Licensed Practicing Psychologist Carole Hart Senior Vice President of Enterprise Sales Time Warner Cable Media Lisa Hart Owner Consultant Aquascapes Freshwater Habitats James Martin former Governor of North Carolina Cindy Moss Director Global STEM Initiatives Discovery Education Krissie

    Original URL path: http://www.ncwf.org/programs/gou/leadership (2016-05-01)
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  • ​Sponsor a Kid Great Outdoors University : NCWF
    it possible Want to secure a place for a kid right away Your gift of 100 funds an entire GoU Day Trip Adventure for a kid waiting to experience the great outdoors Yes I would like to Sponsor a Kid Thank you for brightening a kid s life Programs Home GoU Home About Great Outdoors University GoU Leadership Sponsor a Kid GoU Partners Kids Learning Outdoors GoU Kids help Wildlife

    Original URL path: http://www.ncwf.org/programs/gou/sponsor-a-kid (2016-05-01)
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  • ​Great Outdoors University Partners : NCWF
    Services Gaston County Family YMCA Girl Scouts Hornets Nest Council International Center for Community Development Right Moves for Youth Trees Charlotte Trips for Kids Charlotte Destination Partners Camp Walter Johnson Retreat and Conference Center Carolina Thread Trail Carolina Raptor Center Catawba Lands Conservancy Sites Charlotte Urban Farm Colonel Francis Beatty Park Cowan s Ford Wildlife Refuge Crowders Mountain State Park Latta Plantation Nature Preserve McDowell Nature Preserve Morrow Mountain State

    Original URL path: http://www.ncwf.org/programs/gou/partners (2016-05-01)
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