Thu, Jun 07 | Famous Restaurant & Baking Company

Burn It to Save It from... a Bad Fire

An overview of the Craven County Forests and the Role of Prescribed Burning
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Burn It to Save It from... a Bad Fire

Time & Location

Jun 07, 2018, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Famous Restaurant & Baking Company, 2210 Neuse Blvd, New Bern, NC 28560, USA

About The Event

Craven County Ranger, Greg Riggs, from the NC Forest Service, will be speaking about his role as the county ranger and give an overview of the forests in Craven County. Specifically, there a will be focus regarding prescribed fire in the forest.

Prescribed fire is a forest management tool used to maintain the health of the forest ecosystem. He will explain the process and discuss the difference between good fire and bad fire.

A field trip to view a burn site will be planned for July.

NC Forest Service

The Carolina Nature Coalition is a volunteer community organization based in New Bern, North Carolina, whose mission is to raise public awareness of environmental issues and engage citizens in meaningful community action.

All programs are free and open to the public.

For more information call 252-626-5100.