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Wildlife Commission Conducts Prescribed Burn on Sandhills Game Land

  • 29 May 2015
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RALEIGH, N.C. (May 29, 2015) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is continuing one prescribed burn today on the following game land:

WHERE: One location:

  • Sandhills Game Land - 225 acres in Richmond County. GPS coordinates: 34.95869 79.484
WHAT:  Prescribed burn to reduce pine litter and undesired vegetation, and to stimulate growth of native vegetation to benefit wildlife.

    WHEN: May 29, 2015

    CONTACT:  For questions, please contact:

    Hannah Whitley

    Processing Assistant V

    Division of Engineering and Lands Management

    Phone: (919) 707-0363


    MORE INFO:  Learn why the Commission conducts prescribed burns by reading our “Prescribed Burns Benefit Wildlife” blog.

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