Moores Creek National Battlefield will conduct a controlled burn in the park on Sunday, March 1.

This controlled burn is a join, multi-agency burn involving 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 Hill 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 Monday, March 2.

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