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Controlled Burn Scheduled for Sunday March 1

Currie, NC- Moores Creek National Battlefield will be conducting a controlled burn in the park
on Sunday March 1, 2020.

This controlled burn will be a joint, multi-agency burn involving resources from the National
Park Service, the Nature Conservancy, and Currie Woods LLC. The areas affected include the
Savannah behind the Visitor Center and other areas to the immediate southwest, including
portions of the History Trail and Tar Heel Trails.

The primary objectives for the burns are hazard fuel reduction, maintaining historical and
cultural landscapes, and restoring and maintaining fire adapted ecosystems.

In order to promote the safest environment for everyone, the park grounds will be closed on
Sunday March 1. The grounds will reopen on Monday March 2nd.

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Moores Creek National Battlefield Anniversary

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