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Saturday, September 19, 2015 - Red Spruce Ecosystem Restoration

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Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge - Join us as we continue our efforts to restore the red spruce ecosystem in the West Virginia Highlands. This tree planting event will take place on the Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge. We will meet at the Refuge Headquarters and Visitor Center at 9 am. Following an orientation about the red spruce ecosystem and our work to restore it we will car pool to the restoration site. Come dressed for the weather, wear sturdy shoes or boots and bring gloves. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP!

For more information, contact Dave Saville at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , or 304 692-8118.

Who are we?

This website has been established and is being managed by the West Virginia Highlands Conservancy to support the work of the Central Appalachian Spruce Restoration Initiative (CASRI).

CASRI is a partnership of diverse interests with a common goal of restoring historic red spruce-northern hardwood ecosystems across the high elevation landscapes of Central Appalachia. It is comprised of private, state, federal, and non-governmental organizations who share a recognition of the importance of this ecosystem.

Contact Us

For more information, and volunteer opportunities, please contact :

Kristin Stockton

AFHA AmeriCorps Member

Monongahela National Forest

200 Sycamore StreetElkins, WV 26241

P: 304-636-1800 x224