Support us!

“The National Park Service (NPS) invites D.C. residents to a community discussion about the future of Fort Reno Park”

From an email:

“The National Park Service (NPS) invites D.C. residents to a community discussion Saturday, September 7th from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm in the Wilson High School Auditorium about the future of Fort Reno Park, at which they will outline plans for various initiatives slated for the coming year.

They will also hold breakout sessions on opportunities for education and interpretation (wayfinders, signs, elements to bring out the history) in the park, recreation and programming (concerts, lectures, etc.) and upkeep, maintenance and site safety.

The senior staff for NPS in the Rock Creek area covering Fort Reno will be there to present at the general sessions and listen to community input at the breakout sessions and throughout.

The morning will start with bagels and coffee and then move into the NPS presentation (likely around 10) and then in to the breakout sessions and then a process of reporting back to the broader group and closing discussion.

NPS manages the park pursuant to the Fort Circle Parks Management Plan that places acute importance on preserving green space and showcasing the history. The park is a gem in our community. The NPS initiative to hear from the community about ideas for the park that could be consistent with its management plan is a very positive development and opportunity.

Consider coming out to learn about NPS plans and be a part of this important discussion.”

Recent Stories

photo by John Sonderman “Dear PoPville, Staff members at AU plan to go on strike next week. Sylvia Burwell makes an extravagant salary–well over a million dollars. All the while,…

“Dear PoPville, I’ve opened a number of requests on 311 site, which are then closed without any update, or solution. I’ve called 311, where tickets are created by agents, but…

“Dear PoPville, What are the best restaurants close to Union Station?”

The end-of-summer slump is definitely here with only a little over 200 open houses scheduled in the District. If you are still trying to find a home before school starts…

×

Subscribe to our mailing list