Potomac Highlands Watershed School: Elementary School

Potomac and Chesapeake Bay Scavenger Hunt


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1. How big is the Cacapon River watershed? 
2. Where does ground water come from?
3. The Potomac River has a watershed area of 14,670 square miles.  Which state has the most land in the Potomac watershed?  
4. What is West Virginia’s state fish? 
5. How long is the Potomac River and where does it start?
6. The blue crab is one of the most recognizable species in the Chesapeake Bay.  What part of the Bay does it use for its habitat? 
7. What are three reasons that forests are important?
8. What states do you find in the Chesapeake Bay watershed?