Briar Woods School River Quest

Briar Woods Field School Experience

Around 40 Briar Woods students joined teacher Patricia Blackwell and naturalists and river guides from River & Trail Outfitters for River Quest 2012, on the beautiful Shenandoah River near Harpers Ferry, WV.

“Who can figure out where we are?” asks river guide John DeMary of the students surrounding him.  He hands out maps of the Chesapeake Bay watershed showing ancient landmarks like the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers along with more modern features like Washington DC and Baltimore.  “When you think you know where we are on the map, bring it back.”

Read more of  Amy Mathews Amos’s account of the River Quest 2012

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