Residents of the area include: beaver, deer, foxes, bats, numerous species of birds, amphibians, reptiles, insects, and plants.
As part of the Piedmont ecosystem, Banshee Reeks protects many different types of habitats, including:
- River bottomlands (riparian zones)
- Successional fields and forests
- Mixed hardwood forests of oak/hickory
- Hedgerows and tree lines