Information on Native Plants:


Virginia Native Plant Society www.vnps.org

 

Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation

Natural Heritage Program - Native Plants for Conservation, Recreation and Landscaping

http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/natural_heritage/documents/pied_nat_plants.pdf

 

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Native Plants for Wildlife Habitat and Conservation Landscaping

http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/

 

State Arboretum of Virginia

http://www.virginia.edu/blandy/

 

Mid Atlantic Green Landscaping (EPA)

http://www.epa.gov/reg3esd1/garden/

Organizations that help promote sustainability and care about wildlife:

 

National Wildlife Federation - Certified Wildlife Habitat

http://www.nwf.org/Get-Outside/Outdoor-Activities/Garden-for-Wildlife.aspx

 

Riparian Buffer Restoration - US Forest Service

http://www.na.fs.fed.us/spfo/pubs/n_resource/buffer/cover.htm

 

The Cornell Lab of Ornithology

www.birds.cornell.edu