Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge
P. O. Box 329
Columbia, North Carolina 27925

Contact: Howard Phillips- 252-796-3004 ext 226

News Release

July 11, 2008

Update from ICP on Evans Road Fire (pdf 594kb)

photo credits: NCFS


Wildlife species are going about their business "as usual".... Even the slower moving species, like this common snapping turtle and canebrake rattlesnake, have been being seen regularly by firefighters of the Evans Road Fire. With recent rains, the surface fire has been greatly reduced, but the reality of the fire lies beneath the surface as the groundfire smolders....