Join John Cowden, the owner of Fort Lewis Lodge, and John Wright, Area Forester from the Virginia Department of Forestry, as you tour sections of the Fort Lewis Lodge property where these riparian buffer areas have been put into place as part of the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP).
Mountain Wetlands of the Cowpasture River Valley (Field Trip)
Sunday, March 22, 2020 — 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Led by Michael Hayslett, Principal of VA Vernal Pools, LLC
Explore rare mountain wetlands and their fascinating aquatic wildlife. These special habitats are known as “vernal pools” and were featured in the 2016 Spring issue of THE RIVER RUNS. New sites for this year are Alleghany Mountain Sinkhole Ponds on national forest in Bath County at Wide Draft and Tower Hill Mountain. ($10 per person; limit of 20 people).
Further details provided upon registration. Register by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 540-620-7795.