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Wildlife diseases most often appear in a population when the population level gets high and they become more susceptible to infections and infestations. In North Carolina, rabies in wildlife is rare but possible. Outdoor recreationists and hunters should also be aware of Lyme disease, rabbit fever, and epizootic hemorrhagic disease.
Fur, Fish ‘n Game is a sponsored natural resources camp for youth in North Carolina. Participants learn about the conservation and management of natural resources, so that they may be prepared to face future environmental challenges.
In North Carolina, wildlife can carry diseases such as rabies, tularemia, and Lyme disease. There are no easy solutions to dealing with wildlife diseases, but we can reduce the impacts on wildlife in some cases by actively managing the habitat and populations.
There is considerable debate over fee hunting in North Carolina. Many argue they have the right to hunt and should not have to pay a fee. The dilemma is further complicated by land owner rights and public land access.