Shale Barrens of the Cowpasture River Valley

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 9:00am - 1:00pm
Led by John F. Townsend, Staff Botanist with the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation, Division of Natural Heritage
Explore these rare habitats and their unique wildflowers at the Ft. Lewis shale barrens in Bath County. Shale barrens are unique environments that are endemic to the Allegheny Mountains and harbor some of the state’s rarest plants. Our leader, John Townsend, is an expert guide who will examine the shale barrens on the east ridges of the river.
$10.00 per person
Limit of 20 people
Registration now open. Directions will be given upon RSVP. Payments may either be mailed in prior to the event (CRPA, PO Box 215, Millboro, VA 24460) or collected on the day of the field trip. Questions or requests? Contact: