In 2011, the City of Wilmington entered into a long-term conservation lease with the North Carolina Coastal Land Trust on the 39-acre tract of land owned by the Oleander Company. This easement permits the limited development of the land by the city of Wilmington.
Phase I of park development includes an ADA accessible passive park with a pervious concrete walking trail, wooden overlook, interpretive signage and the Stanley Rehder Carnivorous Plant Garden.
The garden features a collection of carnivorous plants including Venus Fly Traps a variety of Pitcher Plants and Sundews. The garden area is approximately .728 of an acre.
About Stanley Rehder
Piney Ridge Nature Preserve
3800 Canterbury Road, Wilmington, North Carolina
(located behind Alderman Elementary School)
Questions? Call 341-7852