Monthly Archives: February 2012

McLean Savanna

Our LOVE for fire.                                                                                                                           On Valentines Day we did a burn in a very special place, McLean Savanna.  McLean Savanna is located in Pender County adjacent to Holly Shelter Gamelands.  McLean is a new preserve for us, acquired in December 2008.  … Continue reading

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Smith Creek, Wilmington’s urban nature getaway

Although most of the natural landscapes that we work in are in the surrounding counties of Wilmington, you don’t have to look far to find some quiet nature in this bustling urban sprawl.  Smith Creek is a small winding waterway that … Continue reading

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Big Island

Big Island is one of the most iconic longleaf pine savannas left in this region.  It boasts some of the highest plant diversity in the world.  It has been well maintained with fire for years and years, sometimes being burned … Continue reading

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Meyers 2 burn in the Green Swamp Preserve

Yesterday we did a controlled burn in our Green Swamp Preserve.  The burn unit was called Meyers 2; you can check out the location on our Google map.  The burn ran late into the evening and the only shots I … Continue reading

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