Print Guide: Familiar Species

This guide can be purchased at the Conservation office (on the ground floor of the Town Office Building in the rear), Cary Memorial Library and the Lexington Visitors' Center.

LEXINGTON ALIVE: An Introduction to Familiar Species

This laminated foldout guilde has information on the plants and animals that are common to our area — everything from Reindeer Lichen to Red-Spotted Newts to Virginia Opossums. It also shows and overview map of Lexington's conservation areas.

The guide provides images and information on Latin names, size, and distinctive calls, markings and traits. 

Altogether, 129 species are identified.