North Carolina Chapter to host T&E species workshop

The red-cockaded woodpecker, which uses longleaf pine stands, will be one of the species highlighted during the workshop. ©USFWS Southeast Region

The Professional Development Committee of the North Carolina Chapter of The Wildlife Society will hold a threatened and endangered species workshop Nov. 1 at the Weymouth Woods Sandhills Nature Preserve in Southern Pines, North Carolina.

Experts will provide an overview and updates on the Endangered Species Act, review specific management strategies designed to help recover imperiled species and discuss challenges faced by public and private landowners when managing these species. A field trip to Fort Bragg will take participants to visit some of the species on base, such as the red-cockaded woodpecker (Leuconotopicus borealis) and the Saint Francis’ Satyr butterfly (Neonympha mitchellii francisci).

The workshop is free for Chapter members and $10 for non-members. To register, please email Casey Dukes at caseygdukes@gmail.com. View the workshop flyer for more information.


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