Controlled burns scheduled at Orton Plantation through spring

A controlled burn by the Nature Conservancy in North Carolina (Photo courtesy The Nature Conservancy in North Carolina Facebook page)

BRUNSWICK COUNTY — If you see smoke around Orton Plantation over the next couple of months, don’t be alarmed. Orton Plantation has begun its annual controlled burns this month, which will continue this spring. According to the Orton Plantation, the burns will take place until May 1 as the weather allows and permits are available. […]