on Mar 12, 2014 03:57 PM • Views 3409
Media Contact: Jodie B. Owen

Holly Ridge, N.C. (March 12, 2014) — The N.C.Wildlife Resources Commission is holding a public meeting March 27, at 7 p.m., to seek input in developing a management plan for Stones Creek Game Land in Onslow County. The meeting will be held at the Holly Ridge Community Center located at 404 Sound Rd., in Holly Ridge.

Wildlife Commission staff will use input from the meeting to help guide management and user activities on Stones Creek Game Land for the next 10 years. The game land comprises three separate tracts located off of U.S. 17 and adjacent to Camp Lejeune Marine Corps Base. Its 2,978 acres offer good public hunting, angling, hiking, wildlife viewing and photography opportunities within a short drive of Jacksonville. 

“We are seeking input from all users of Stones Creek Game Land and others who are interested in how the property is managed,” said Lands Program Manager IsaacHarrold. “This meeting is not just for hunters and anglers. It is for wildlife watchers and photographers, birding groups, hikers, and others who have interest in Stones Creek Game Land. Everyone is encouraged to provide input.”

The Wildlife Commission also is accepting comments and suggestions from people who do not attend the meeting. Submit comments regarding the Stones Creek Game Land management plan at www.ncwildlife.org. Click on “Comment on Game Land Plans” from the scrolling icons at bottom of page. Comments also can be e-mailed to gamelandplan@ncwildlife.org. Type “Stones Creek” on the subject line.

The Wildlife Commission will provide updates on development of the new management plan for the Stones Creek Game Land on Facebook and Twitter