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Enviva Forest Conservation Fund Partners With DU


Last updated 11/11/2019 at 5:04pm

The North Carolina Wildlife Resource Commission will manage this newly designated public land which will protect numerous waterfowl species, black bears, bald eagles and the endangered red-cockaded woodpeckers. (Courtesy photo)

Thanks to a generous donation from Ducks Unlimited (DU) and the Enviva Forest Conser-vation Fund, The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission (NCWRC) purchased 6,310 additional acres for public use.

The land is adjacent to the NCWRC's 20,318-acre North River Game Land.

This is the first of two scheduled purchases of properties along North Carolina's North River. The Hubbard-Pinkerton tract was acquired with generous support of the landowner, Coastal Forest Resources. The organization recognized the important habitat value of the property and committed to seeing it become part of Nort...

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