VCU Rice Center

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Chickahominy Wildlife Management Area

The Chickahominy Wildlife Management Area is located to the east of the Rice Center in Charles City County. Managed by the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, it consists of 5,217 acres of land along the Chickahominy River.

The uplands are mainly hardwood and pine stands with cultivated and mature fields in various stages of succession, while tidal creeks and marshes provide diverse wetland habitats. A wide variety of plants and animals can be found here.