on Apr 09, 2014 01:27 PM • Views 1188

A prescribed burn is being conducted today on 76 acres of the Sandhills Game Land in Richmond County.

Media Contact: Chris Jordan
910-638-3984
chris.jordan@ncwildlife.org

RALEIGH, N.C. (April 9, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is conducting a prescribed burn today on 76 acres of the Sandhills Game Land in Richmond County.

WHAT:  Prescribed burn to reduce pine litter and wiregrass and to stimulate growth of native grasses to benefit wildlife in longleaf pine forest on Wildlife Commission game land.

WHEN: 1 p.m. April 9

WHERE: Sandhills Game Land (Richmond Co.) near Naked Creek Lane.
Let/Lon:  -79 35.669 34 54.372

CONTACT: Chris Jordan at 910-638-3984 or chris.jordan@ncwildlife.org