Restoration Planting Tool

Restoration Planting Community Prediction Tool for West Virginia

Map Graphic

Match your restoration site characteristics with corresponding native plant communities. Get a list of plants that are pre-adapted to your site, likely to thrive with minimal maintenance, and provide important habitat for birds, butterflies, and other native species.

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  • Instructions
    • Description: The Restoration Planting CommunityPrediction Tool works by comparing your restoration site characteristics with the characteristics of known natural vegetation communities. Closely matching communities are shown in the results, and a planting list based on common species in these similarnatural communities is exported.
  • Interactive Map
    • Description: GIS map in order to help fill out your site characteristics.