Interactive maps and nature guides for different parks and places.
Predictable patterns of plants and animals on the landscape.
Interactions among plants, animals, and their environment.
See the world as a naturalist does!
Learn about the natural history of Rock Creek Park.
Explore Rock Creek Park's natural communities, hiking trails, and more.
Watch a video or listen to podcasts about Rock Creek Park!
Oak – Beech / Heath Forest in Rock Creek Park
Commonly seen native plants in Rock Creek Park
Partridgeberry – Matt Jones; Mountain laurel – Sam Sheline; Virginia bluebells, American beech, Tuliptree, and Pink azalea– Gary Fleming
Natural Communities photo: Eastern redbud and flowering dogwood - Gary Fleming; Ecology Basics photo: Red-backed salamander - Ben Lowe