Thanks to Mike for sending: ” this coyote (juvenile) on Ross Drive in RCP Sunday afternoon.”
To the video: Read More
Thanks to Brian Wee for sending this amazing series of photos:
“I caught this bald eagle catching a drink on its way to work in Rock Creek this morning (Thursday October 26, around 1030 hrs). The bird conveniently chose to land in the creek right alongside the zoo loop trail!” Read More
“Proposed NPS plan that includes removal of 1,200 trees.” via Casey Trees
Thanks to J. for passing on from Casey Trees:
“Calling all Casey Trees Advocates – Save Trees in Rock Creek Park
Your Advocacy is Needed TODAY:
Tell the National Park Service (NPS) not to cut down 1,200 trees in Rock Creek Park by submitting comments on their plan to rehabilitate the Rock Creek Golf Course. Your comments are easily submitted through NPS’ online form.
Guidance on how to provide comments and a recommended template are provided further down in this article.
What is Happening: Read More
Thanks to Bill for sending around 4:35pm: “A new one from my bike rides in Rock Creek Park: car went down an embankment on Ross Drive, which opened back to cars earlier this year in Rock Creek Park. Read More
ANC Commissioner Chris Hart writes: “Womp womp. Looks like the Zoo Loop is closing at 5pm again starting tomorrow. Anyone know if this is supposed to be seasonal? If so, why change it when sunset is still at 7:20?”
EHN’s communications director, Sharon Eliza Nichols, replies: Read More
From Rock Creek Park NPS:
“August is National Fishing Month. In Rock Creek Park, fishing is only allowed downstream of the Porter Street Bridge and all angler’s must have a valid DC fishing license!”
I asked why the dividing line was at Porter and was told: Read More
Thanks to Nicole for sending: “did someone lose their snare drum in Rock Creek?”
From the National Park Service:
“On Sunday, May 14, an off-leash dog attacked a wild beaver in Rock Creek Park near Boulder Bridge. Due to the severity of its injuries, the beaver was euthanized. The National Park Service (NPS) reminds visitors that dogs must be on a leash no longer than six feet in Rock Creek Park and other local national parks at all times—it’s the law.
Keeping your dog on a leash keeps everyone safe, including your dog, park wildlife, native plants and other park visitors. Federal regulations require all pets to be always on a leash no longer than six feet: Read More