Jeff Bernatowicz and Joan St. Hilaire discovered this site July 3, 2008. We observed 13 Mardon skippers, mostly males. This site was an old Timber Sale unit. This site is fairly open and is probably part of the same timber sale as Pinegrass Zero. Mardons were seen at a landing and on an old skid road. No false hellebore was present but there was a wet area near the landing. Mardons were seen nectaring on vetch and clover. There were not a lot of forbs present. Vegetation was low in height with a lot of bare ground present. It appeared that fescue was seeded into the skid roads and landings as part of the timber sale.
Jeff Bernatowicz and Joan St. Hilaire discovered this site July 3, 2008. We observed 5 Mardon skippers at this site. This site was an old timber sale unit across the road from Pinegrass Pit. Mardon skippers were observed close to the road. This site was fairly