Reston Association Certifies 400 Acres of Natural Areas as Wildlife Sanctuaries

Around 400 acres of Reston Association Natural Areas are now certified as Audubon at Home Wildlife Sanctuaries. The association announced the new Wildlife Sanctuaries on Twitter yesterday afternoon.

Over 1,300 acres of natural areas are currently maintained by Reston Association, according to the website, including:

  • 800 acres of woodlands
  • Four lakes
  • Four wetlands
  • Three ponds
  • 50 meadows
  • 20 miles of streams

Audubon Society of Northern Virginia works to “conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats for the benefit of humanity and the earth’s biological diversity,” the website said.

Staff Photo by Jay Westcott

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