red-cockaded woodpecker

September 29, 2023

Woodpecker recovery within Piney Grove Preserve: A retrospective

By: Bryan Watts9/29/2023 By the early 1990s, the conservation community had reached a critical point of decision about the future of the red-cockaded woodpecker in Virginia.  […]
January 11, 2023
CCB staff inspecting an RCW cavity with a telescoping pole

RCW Cavity Creation Benefits the Surrounding Piney Grove Animal Community

By: Chance Hines1/9/23 During late autumn, a biologist from The Center for Conservation Biology (CCB) approaches a cavity created by a red-cockaded woodpecker (RCW) at Piney […]
September 30, 2022

Red-Cockaded Woodpeckers at Peak Population Size in Virginia

By Chance Hines9/30/2022 The red-cockaded woodpecker has been classified as endangered since 1970 by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service and Virginia supports the northern-most […]