This summary of Virginia's natural heritage program and natural area preserve system evaluates the status of the Commonwealth's natural heritage resources, and identifies its conservation goals for the upcoming decade.
- Wilson IT and Tuberville T. 2003. 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. Natural Heritage Technical Report 03-15. Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation, Division of Natural Heritage, 217 Governor Street, 3rd Floor, Richmond, Virginia. 82 pages plus appendices.