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Important links and notices:

Wildlife budget cuts:

A:  RALEIGH, N.C. (May. 20, 2013) —The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has scheduled an emergency telephonic meeting of its governing board for tomorrow, May 21, at 3 p.m., to discuss impacts of the proposed Senate budget cuts.

Senate Bill 402 proposes $9,476,588 from State appropriations to fund N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission operations — a 49 percent cut in appropriations to the State fish and wildlife agency.

The telephonic meeting will allow Wildlife Commissioners to discuss the proposed Senate budget’s impacts on day-to-day operations, including conservation programs, infrastructure and personnel.

Download the PDF for the Notice to the Secretary of State of the May 21 emergency telephonic meeting:  http://tinyurl.com/kqhvv3x

for more information, please click here

 

“Take Me Fishing” program

B:  “Take Me Fishing” program for North Carolina: please click here.

 

Jim Dollar Photography

Jim Dollar Photography in Greensboro, NC

Jim Dollar Photography in Greensboro, NC

 

Keith Green

Do I really need to voice the accolades for Keith Green?  Although Keith will swear all day long he is not a professional, there is just something about Keith and NC that flat just go together..and it shows in his photos.  Kieth has frequently been featured on our page, and photographs regularly in the Oak Island area.

Keith Green

Keith Green

 

 Jeff Pettitt and his muse.

Yes, it is Yates Mill, and yes, it is one of our favorite mill photographers, Jeff Pettitt .

To view Jeff’s Facebook page, please click here.

To view more by Jeff, please click here

Yates Mill by Jeff Pettitt Photography

Yates Mill by Jeff Pettitt Photography

 

Mark Lemmon

Mark Lemmon of the Outer Banks NC Local Artist page truly graced us with this photo this week from the Avon area.  To see Mark’s photography page, please click here

Mark Lemmon with the Outer Banks

Mark Lemmon with the Outer Banks

 

 Cindi Naylor Pate

Cindi Naylor Pate is with Down Home Magazine, and stepped outside her comfort zone a little to share on of her favorite places, Kerr Lake.  Down Home Magazine hails from Wayne County, and you can view it by clicking here.

Cindi Naylor Pate with Kerr Lake

Cindi Naylor Pate with Kerr Lake

 

 Lori Chappell

Lori Chappell has been featured before with NC Culture.  She contributed one of our first guest blogs with a piece on the pony statuary around the banks, and you can view that post by clicking here.  Lori also manages the Insights, Images and Poetry page on Facebook, which focuses on the Currituck area.

Lori Chappell with the Wright Memorial

Lori Chappell with the Wright Memorial

 

 Myron Carter

Myron is probably more noted for his incredible wood burnings, but we think he just hit the nail on the head with this photo of Lake Junaluska, and apparently our followers agreed.  To view Myron’s impressive work,  please click here.

Myron Carter with Lake Junaluska

Myron Carter with Lake Junaluska

 

Lisa Schacht, Wandering Photography

Lisa is a fairly new discover for NC Culture, and has been extremely well -received on the page..many fell in love with this particular picture!  She just recently opened a photography page, and to view more of Lisa’s work, please click here.

Lisa Schacht, Wandering Photography

Lisa Schacht, Wandering Photography