Thursday, March 25, 2010
Please meet out front of The Inn at Virginia Tech at 1:00PM to load vans.
Ecology and Trees of the Appalachian Ridge and Valley
Tour host: John Seiler, College of Natural Resources, Virginia Tech
This trip will visit the College of Natural Resources’ Fishburn Forest, the US Forest Service's Pandapas Pond Day Use Area and the US Forest Service's Cascades National Recreation Trail. We will informally discuss forest management, table mountain pine ecology, influence of aspect and elevation on plant communities, and examine common and rare trees and shrubs of the Appalachians. Light refreshments and snacks will be provided.