Effects of Urbanization on Spotted Salamanders
Learn how urbanization is affecting Spotted Salamanders and their habitat, and steps that developers, land managers, and others can take to help protect Spotted Salamanders.
Land Management Lessons from Piedmont Prairies
Executive Director Bert Harris presents the results from our research on remnant native grasslands to the Virginia Native Plant Society. We found that remnant prairies in the northern and central Piedmont are the most diverse plant communities in the entire state. Our plant community composition results can be used to guide meadow plantings and restoration projects.
American Kestrel Nesting Habitat
Executive Director Bert Harris presents results from the first season of our research on American Kestrels. We found that kestrels in our area have very small territories and they seem to prefer cattle pastures over all other habitats.