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Venus Flytraps

Venus flytrap poaching now a felony

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videoStealing a rare carnivorous plant native to our area is now a more serious crime. Full story...
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Penalty for removing Venus flytraps could increase

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The Venus flytrap gets added protection in a bill passed by the N.C. General Assembly. Full story...
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Venus Flytrap poaching increases over 3 year period

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videoVenus Flytraps often fall victim to poachers. Tuesday, Myra Lawson, Betty Hill, and William Riley were caught stealing around 300 of these plants in Boiling Spring Lakes. Full story...
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New brewery and tap room coming to Downtown Wilmington

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videoDo you like beer, and Venus flytraps? Well this new brewery may be just for you. A new brewery called Flytrap Brewing is moving in to the Brooklyn Arts District of downtown Wilmington, with hopes of providing the Port City with a new choice in craft beers. But that's not all; the owner says he eventually would like to help conserve Wilmington’s native plant, the Venus flytrap. Full story...
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Azalea Garden Tour provides $65,000 in community grants

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videoAfter a long selection process 13 recipients received checks today from the Cape Fear Garden Club. Full story...
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Coastal Land Trust pitches in to replace poaches flytraps

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The North Carolina Coastal Land Trust presented the City of Wilmington with $1,700 to restore and replace rare carnivorous plants stolen from Alderman Park. Full story...
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Fly Trap Farm offers reward for information on stolen flytraps

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Brunswick County Sheriff's Office detectives are asking for any information in regards to a break in that happened on September 25. Full story...
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Thieves steal $65,000 worth of Venus flytraps, pitcher plants

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videoInvestigators say thieves made off with thousands of dollars worth of rare, meat-eating plants from a Brunswick County business. Full story...
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Poaching Venus Flytraps could become a felony

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videoThe state's Plant Conservation Board is looking to beef up penalties for poachers, less than two months after a thousand Venus fly traps were stolen from Wilmington’s Alderman Park. Full story...
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Boy to donate birthday money to replant stolen Venus Flytraps

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videoA Wilmington boy is donating all of his upcoming birthday money to help replant Venus Flytraps recently plundered from a park. Full story...
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