Publications about Antietam National Battlefield Park

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Antietam National Battlefield Natural Resource Condition Assessment (Page 1)

Antietam National Battlefield Natural Resource Condition Assessment

Thomas JE, Calzarette J, Campbell JP, Carruthers TJB, Cohen D, Dennison WC, Donaldson L, Landsman A, Lehman M, Nortrup M and Wenschhof E ·
5 July 2011

Habitats within Antietam National Battlefield were defined as being either managed for natural resource values or managed for agricultural values. A habitat map was created and desired/degraded conditions were defined for each habitat. Metrics were then assigned to these habitat types, compared to established thresholds, leading to the condition assessment of each habitat. Habitats in Antietam National Battlefield are in good condition overall.

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Antietam National Battlefield (Page 1)

Antietam National Battlefield

Jane Hawkey, Tim Carruthers, Bill Dennison ·
20 December 2006

Antietam National Battlefield is managed within the historical context of General Robert E. Lee's first invasion of the North during the Civil War. The 1,926 acre park is located in the heart of Maryland and is surrounded by rolling hills dotted with farm fields and pastures reminiscent of the day of battle. Patches of forest, open meadow, streams, and cropland are found within the park.

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