on Jun 03, 2014 10:51 AM • Views 372
Media Contact: Jodie B. Owen
919-707-0187
jodie.owen@ncwildlife.org

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