Three Ridges Flora and Fauna

Vascular Flora of Three Ridges Mountain Abstract Three Ridges Mountain is located in the southwest portion of Nelson County, Virginia, on the eastern escarpment of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The mountain as a natural unit encompasses approximately twenty square miles of land ranging from 850 to 3970 feet in elevation. Collecting trips were made at … Read more

Lesesne State Forest

Lesesne is the fifth largest State Forest in the Commonwealth with 421 acres dedicated to a research facility for American chestnut and a wildlife sanctuary. The Lesesne Forest comprises 421.59 acres of timbered, open, and semi-open forestland, two American and Hybrid chestnut orchards, and small-acreage walnut research plots. There are approximately 34 acres presently devoted … Read more