RALEIGH, N.C. (June 23, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is conducting two prescribed burns today on the Sandhills Game Land, in Richmond County and Chowan Swamp Game Land in Gates County.
WHAT: Prescribed burns to reduce pine litter and undesired vegetation, and to stimulate growth of native vegetation to benefit wildlife.
WHEN: June 23
WHERE: Two locations:
· 222 acres on Sandhills Game Land west of Marston Road (see area delineated by heavy black line on map to the right) in Richmond County
· Sand Banks tract on Chowan Swamp Game Land in Gates County