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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.