15A NCAC 10H .0108      BIRD FEEDERS

(a)  Purpose of Rule.  The purpose of this Rule is to prescribe criteria governing the types and locations of bird feeders on controlled hunting preserves in the vicinity of which properly licensed hunters may take game birds as provided by law.

(b)  Types of Feeders.  For the purposes of this Rule, bird feeders may be either of commercial design or of domestic manufacture, provided that in either case they are not designed to disperse grain or other food on the ground around the feeders and are sheltered so as to protect such grain or food from dampness and precipitation.

(c)  Location of Feeders.  For the purposes of this Rule, no bird feeder shall be placed within 100 yards of any boundary of a controlled hunting preserve; otherwise the locations of such feeders shall be in the discretion of the hunting preserve operator.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 113‑134; 113‑273;

Eff. September 30, 1979;

Amended Eff. May 1, 2009; November 1, 1990;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. December 6, 2016.