RALEIGH, N.C. (June 6, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is conducting three prescribed burns today in parts of Richmond, Hertford and Bladen 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:
· 297 acres Millstone Rd. and Thrower Ln., on Sandhills Game Land in Richmond County;
· 57 acres of the Mapleton tract of Chowan Swamp Game Land in Hertford County;
· 50 acres on Suggs Mill Pond Game Land in Bladen County