Eyes of Paint Branch

Conservation, Education, and Action for the Paint Branch and Its Watershed

Inventory of Biodiversity and Significant Habitats in the Paint Branch Watershed

By John M. Parrish, Field Botanist/Ecologist 2001

 4.0 Future Study Needs

  1. Descriptive and comprehensive overview of each of the areas included in this biological survey
  2. Additional vertebrate surveys: mammals, fish, and reptiles
  3. More complete documentation of herbaceous flora within the Paint Branch Watershed
  4. Ongoing surveys to identify “Significant Habitats.”
  5. Research of the Paint Branch Fall-line/Gorge area from Route 29 downstream to I-95, including the Federal properties off New Hampshire Ave.and Powder Mill Roads.