Plan A Field Trip
The trails, parks, routes, refuges, historic sites and communities that make up the Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail network are rich with educational opportunities, and many of the management partner Web sites include educational resources. Other ideas:
Did You Know?
During the Cretaceous Period, 120 million years ago, the Fort Foote property was swamp land, much different from today. Warm adapted plants such as Brachyphyllum crassicarde lived in this habitat (fossil photo to the right). As the climate began to change, this plant as well as many others died out.