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NPS picks new Chesapeake Bay office superintendent

Wednesday - 08/14/2013, 02:20pm EDT

Tags: Charles Hunt

Study aims to end Rock Creek Park deer hunt

A deer hunt in D.C.'s Rock Creek Park that started in March and stopped for the summer is expected to resume this fall.But opponents who tried to stop the hunt in court and failed are trying again.

Tuesday - 08/06/2013, 09:10am EDT

Tags: deer hunt, michelle basch, Rock Creek Park,

Area water, sewage systems to receive upgrades

Maryland's Board of Public Works approved more than $65 million for improvements to the state's water and sewage systems. The counties that will receive funding include Prince George's, Calvert, Frederick, St. Mary's, Wicomico, Allegany, Baltimore and Montgomery.

Sunday - 07/28/2013, 07:28am EDT

Tags: Maryland Board of Public Works, Chesapeake Bay, Sewage, sewage systems, water, runoff, thomas warren, Chesapeake Beach Wastewater Treatment Plant, Poolesville, Potomac Vista

Work begins on MLK Memorial quote

The National Park Service says it will begin work Monday to remove a disputed inscription from the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial.

Monday - 07/22/2013, 12:20pm EDT

Tags: Neal Augenstein, Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial

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Feds to review Natural Bridge for national park

Friday - 06/21/2013, 07:30am EDT

Tags: Bob Goodlatte

Delegate asks for smoking ban in D.C.'s National parks

As the D.C. council considers a smoking ban in city parks and near playgrounds, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton is calling on the National Park Service to institute a smoking ban in all NPS parks in the District.

Friday - 06/14/2013, 08:03am EDT

Tags: Eleanor Holmes Norton, smoking ban, Steve Whitesell

From 500 feet, a new view of Washington Monument

Most birds don't fly high enough to see the top of the Washington Monument, though that didn't stop a group of government officials and philanthropists from clipping themselves into harnesses and climbing to the tip to see the obelisk's cracked stones.

Friday - 06/07/2013, 06:37am EDT

Tags: Washington Monument,

300K expected for Gettysburg 150th Civil War commemoration

The battle of Gettysburg was a major turning point in the Civil War. And events to commemorate the 150th anniversary of this seminole event offer a great get-a-way opportunity and a chance to learn more the Civil War.

Wednesday - 06/05/2013, 06:24am EDT

Tags: Civil War 150th Anniversary, Battle of Gettysburg, travel, Robert E. Lee, Hank Silverberg, tourism, Civil War

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