Monday, April 15, 2024

Controlled burn scheduled for Carolina Beach State Park

Boardwalk on Flytrap Trail at Carolina Beach State Park. (Port City Daily/File)

CAROLINA BEACH — Thursday, a prescribed burn will take place on Pleasure Island.

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Portions will close in Carolina Beach State Park when the burn begins starting at 10 a.m. Roads and trails including Nature Trail Lane, the Flytrap Trail, and portions of the Swamp, Sugarloaf, and Campground trails, will be shuttered to the public.

Th rest or the park, including the marina, will remain open. After the burn concludes, operations everywhere will resume as normal.

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Shea Carver
Shea Carver
Shea Carver is the editor in chief at Port City Daily. A UNCW alumna, Shea worked in the print media business in Wilmington for 22 years before joining the PCD team in October 2020. She specializes in arts coverage — music, film, literature, theatre — the dining scene, and can often be tapped on where to go, what to do and who to see in Wilmington. When she isn’t hanging with her pup, Shadow Wolf, tending the garden or spinning vinyl, she’s attending concerts and live theater.

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