on Jun 23, 2014 10:43 AM • Views 716

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Media Contact: Jo
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jodie.owen@ncwildlife.org

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