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"Who goes there?" And how do these animals' behaviors shape nature at this large urban park?
Rock Creek Park's location at the boundary of Coastal Plain and Piedmont in the Mid-Atlantic gives it a remarkable mix of climate, geologic setting, land shape, water, and soils. Learn how the interplay of these elements provides lots of different niches that support a variety of plant communities.
Nature doesn’t stand still—animals eat plants, lightning starts fires, floodwaters rise, hills erode, dead trees fall. How do these processes shape natural communities—in the past, present, and future?