on Apr 17, 2014 11:14 AM • Views 2036

Map of prescribed burn area in Richmond County (heavy black line)

Media Contact: Jodie B. Owen

RALEIGH, N.C. (April 17, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is conducting three prescribed burns today in parts of Richmond and Caswell counties.

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

WHEN: April 17.

WHERE: Three locations:

·         108 acres on Sandhills Game Land near Rockingham in Richmond County.;

·         259 acres on Derby Road near Field Trial Area in Richmond County; and

·         347 acres on Caswell Game Land, 1 mile south of Yanceyville off Hwy. 62



·         Chris Jordan (Sandhills Game Land and Derby Road): 910-638-3984

·         Brandon Minor (Caswell Game Land): 919-928-4223