• Scenic rural landscape with green lawn, cloud-flecked blue sky, and autumn foliage punctuated by a small, deep red farmhouse and red cannon carriages.

    Saratoga

    National Historical Park New York

Nature & Science

Inventory and Monitoring Program

Saratoga NHP is participating in the National Park Service's "Inventory and Monitoring Program," a detailed study of multiple ecological "vital signs" intended to serve as indicators of environmental health.

The program divides participating parks into different networks or regions. Saratoga NHP is part of the Northeast Temperate Network (NETN).

You can read about and follow the results of research so far by checking out the Northeast Temperate Network's website.

Did You Know?

A camp follower cooking a meal over a campfire.

Camp followers performed a number of important tasks around a Revolutionary War military camp. Mending, laundry, nursing the sick and injured, getting water and firewood, and even scavenging were all necessary for an army.