Hughlett Point Natural Area Preserve

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Hughlett Point Natural Area Preserve
Map showing the location of Hughlett Point Natural Area Preserve
Map showing the location of Hughlett Point Natural Area Preserve
Location within Virginia
Location Northumberland County, Virginia
Nearest city Hardings
Coordinates 37°44′17″N 76°18′44″W / 37.738°N 76.3121°W / 37.738; -76.3121Coordinates: 37°44′17″N 76°18′44″W / 37.738°N 76.3121°W / 37.738; -76.3121[1]
Area 204 acres (83 ha)
http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/natural_heritage/natural_area_preserves/hughlett.shtml

Hughlett Point Natural Area Preserve is a 204-acre (83 ha) Natural Area Preserve located in Northumberland County, Virginia. It contains various community types, including several wetlands, both tidal and non-tidal; underdeveloped beaches; dunes; and upland forests. Among the species living on the property is the northeastern beach tiger beetle, as do certain other rare invertebrates. The Point is also an important staging area for various species of migrating bird.[2]

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