Purpose: To protect 42 acres of bottomland hardwoods along Ashpole Swamp. The purpose of this project was to add additional acreage to NC Wildlife Resources Commission Game Lands through fee title acquisition. This area will be managed by NCWRC to provide additional hunting opportunities.

Location: The project is located along Ashpole Swamp in Robeson County approximately 4.5 miles southwest of Fairmont, NC.

Acres Impacted: 42 acres

Habitat Types: Bottomland Hardwoods

Partners: North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission
Ducks Unlimited, Inc.

Timeline: This project was initiated in 1990 and completed in 1992

DU Contact:

Craig LeSchack

Director of Conservation Programs
South Atlantic Field Office
3896 Leeds Ave.
Charleston, SC 29405