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RALEIGH — N.C. Forest Service officials urge the public to be cautious with any outdoor burning this weekend. Dry conditions continue to increase fire danger which will be high across the Piedmont and Sandhills for the next several days.

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RALEIGH — In recognition of the service and sacrifice of veterans and members of the armed forces, the North Carolina Forest Service is offering a 25% discount on tree seedling orders placed by active, honorably discharged or retired military personnel during the month of November. The discount applies to the first $500 of all new orders, up to a $125 discount.

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RALEIGH – Beginning July 1, the North Carolina Forest Service is accepting tree seedling orders as part of its annual sale. Each year, the NCFS Nursery and Tree Improvement Program produces millions of quality native and genetically improved seedlings. These include understory plants and nearly 50 tree species.

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ROCKINGHAM — A 26-county burn ban will be lifted as of 5 p.m. Wednesday as recent rains have decreased the risk of wildfires.

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ROCKINGHAM — Fireworks are off limits for Memorial Day weekend in Richmond and more than 20 other counties across the state due to a burn ban that went into effect earlier this week.

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Monday, 17 May 2021 15:42

Wildfires burn 40 acres north of Hamlet

HAMLET — Two wildfires burned about 40 acres on County Home Road over the weekend.

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Thursday, 22 April 2021 18:26

Crews contain wildfire south of Hamlet

HAMLET — Burning debris led to several acres catching fire on Mount Moriah Church Road Thursday afternoon.

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RALEIGH— As North Carolina’s urban tree canopy declines, the need to continue to plant trees becomes even more important as the state joins in the recognition of Arbor Day.

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On the first weekend in March, our immediate family came together to surprisingly plant pine trees.

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RALEIGH —In North Carolina, March through May is historically recognized as spring wildfire season, a period when conditions are more favorable for wildfire. As residents begin working in their yards, the N.C. Forest Service urges them to think before burning yard debris.

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