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FLORA AND FAUNA

Get acquainted with some of the local flora and fauna of Otter Point Creek and Leight Park by clicking the links to the right. For an entire listing of all of the species found at Otter Point Creek, click here.

Trees and Woody Shrubs

Leight Park has a great diversity of woody plant species. Included in this website are a few of the most common trees and shrubs you will find.

Herbaceous Plants

Leight Park has many herbaceous plants, which are plants whose stem is soft and green and die back at the end of the growing season.

Fish and SAV

The Submerged Aquatic Vegetation (SAV) of Otter Point Creek provides food and shelter for both fish and their prey.

Reptiles and Amphibians

Our upland forests and bottomland hardwood forest provide a diverse habitat for many species of reptiles and amphibians.

Birds

Leight Park is a haven for a large variety of birds.

Mammals

Leight Park is home to many different mammals.

 

 

HOURS OF OPERATION

Thursday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m.

eCALENDAR

eco friendly parties click here

SUPPORT OTTER POINT
CREEK ALLIANCE

OPCA is a non-profit organization
which supports all the great opportunities and programs at the Estuary Center. Find out more click here.

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Anita C. Leight Estuary Center / 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon MD 21009 / 410-612-1688