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Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Wed, 04/16/2014 - 5:48pm.READ MORE:
Venus 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...
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Fri, 03/28/2014 - 9:40pm.READ MORE:
Do 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...
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Tue, 10/22/2013 - 3:39pm.READ MORE:
After a long selection process 13 recipients received checks today from the Cape Fear Garden Club. Full story...
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Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 09/27/2013 - 5:00pm.READ MORE:
Investigators say thieves made off with thousands of dollars worth of rare, meat-eating plants from a Brunswick County business. Full story...
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Fri, 07/19/2013 - 5:37pm.READ MORE:
The 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...
Submitted by IE on Tue, 06/18/2013 - 4:11pm.READ MORE:
A Wilmington boy is donating all of his upcoming birthday money to help replant Venus Flytraps recently plundered from a park. Full story...
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Mon, 06/03/2013 - 11:55pm.READ MORE:
Help could be on the way for Alderman Park after more than 1,000 Venus Flytraps were poached last week. Southeastern Community College has offered some of its cloned Venus Flytraps plants to replenish the breed at the Stanley Rehder Garden in Wilmington. Full story...
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Fri, 05/31/2013 - 6:13pm.READ MORE:
Alderman Park was a place that students from nearby Alderman Elementary could come to view the Venus Flytraps' beauty, and learn about the carnivorous plants, up until now. Full story...
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Thu, 05/30/2013 - 4:02pm.READ MORE:
It's not your typical theft, but the victims are not so typical either. The Venus Flytrap, a plant native to our area, is under attack by poachers who have targeted Wilmington's Alderman Park. Full story...