Virginia's Precious Heritage: A Report on the Status of Virginia's Natural Communities, Plants, and Animals, and a Plan for Preserving Virginia's Natural Heritage Resources.
Also referred to as the Virginia Natural Heritage Plan, this 200-plus-page publication provides a comprehensive description of the Virginia Natural Heritage Program, the condition of the state's biodiversity and goals for protecting the Commonwealth's natural communities and rare species.
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