Battle to Save Water Quality

The Baker Farm, Monocacy National BattlefieldA Curriculum Module Written for Monocacy National Battlefield
Evaluating best management practices to preserve water quality on farmland

The battle that saved Washington,D.C. from Confederate capture was, and is to this day, on farmland. Environmental science, agriculture, or general science students explore how farmers, past and present, play an important role in water quality stewardship of the Monocacy River and its tributaries.