on Apr 14, 2014 02:03 PM • Views 1332

Map of prescribed burn area in Richmond County.

Media Contact: Russell Wong
919-707-0225
russell.wong@ncwildlife.org

RALEIGH, N.C. (April 14, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is conducting three prescribed burns today in parts of Halifax, Richmond and Wake Counties.

WHAT:  Prescribed burns to reduce pine litter and undesired vegetation, and to stimulate growth of native vegetation to benefit wildlife.

WHEN: April 14.

WHERE: Three locations:

  • 150 acres on Tillery Game Land near community of Tillery in Halifax Co.;
  • 108 acres on Sandhills Game Land near Rockingham in Richmond Co.; and
  • 239 acres on Butner-Falls Game Land near Butner in Wake Co.
     

CONTACT:

  • Andrew Mynatt (Tillery Game Land): 252-536-1372
  • Chris Jordan (Sandhills Game Land): 910-638-3984
  •  Brandon Minor (Butner-Falls Game Land): 919-928-4223