Publications about Monocacy National Battlefield Park

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Monocacy National Battlefield Natural Resource Condition Assessment (Page 1)

Monocacy National Battlefield Natural Resource Condition Assessment

Thomas JE, Banasik A, Campbell JP, Carruthers TJB, Dennison WC, Lehman M and Nortrup M ·
5 July 2011

Habitats within Monocacy 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 Monocacy National Battlefield are in good condition overall.

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Monocacy National Battlefield Park (Page 1)

Monocacy National Battlefield Park

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

Monocacy National Battlefield is managed as a cultural resource commemorating the Civil War battle that took place along the Monocacy River south of Frederick, MD. The 1,647 acre park is dominated by active farms with some mixed hardwood forests and field/edge habitat. Like other battlefield parks, it has the challenge of combining the preservation of a historic landscape with natural resource management.

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