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Unleashed dog attacks deer in Rock Creek Park (Video)

A disturbing video of an unleashed dog refusing to leave a deer alone in the Rock Creek area is calling attention to leash laws in D.C.

Monday - 11/04/2013, 04:32pm EST

Tags: Rock Creek Park, Dumbarton Oaks Park, dogs, Sarah Beth Hensley

Garden Plot: Keeping deer away from young trees

WTOP's Garden Editor Mike McGrath says you need to keep deer away from the bark of trees younger than three years, and has some suggestions on how to do it.

Friday - 10/18/2013, 10:16am EDT

Tags: mike mcgrath, Garden Plot,

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Md. muzzleloader deer season opens

Thursday - 10/17/2013, 07:08am EDT

Tags: muzzleloader deer season,

For drivers, it's the time of year to stay clear of deer

It's getting to be the time of year when you need to be especially alert for deer when you're driving.

Saturday - 10/12/2013, 01:07pm EDT

Tags: dick uliano,

Garden Plot: Shutdown holds orchid show hostage

You can add orchids to the long list of things endangered by the federal shutdown. Yes, orchids.

Friday - 10/04/2013, 10:31am EDT

Tags: National Capital Orchid Society, mike mcgrath, Garden Plot, garlic,

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Garden Plot: Weed-eating goats, dastardly deer and terrible tree rats

Professionally managed herds of goats are becoming an increasingly popular way to control weeds and invasive plants without the use of nasty herbicides. Goats can get into otherwise hard-to-reach areas, cause no chemical pollution and even eat poison ivy.

Thursday - 08/01/2013, 08:07pm EDT

Tags: mike mcgrath, Garden Plot, squirrels, vole, goat

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Deer hunts considered inside City of Fairfax (Video)

Managed deer hunts on large tracts of private property could become a reality within the City of Fairfax.

Wednesday - 07/10/2013, 07:51am EDT

Tags: Fairfax City Council, Army Navy Country Club

Humane society: Deer shot, left to die

The Washington Humane Society investigators are are asking for help identifying the culprit who shot, paralyzed and left a pregnant deer to die in April.

Sunday - 06/30/2013, 06:55am EDT

Tags: crime, animal cruelty, deer hunting, Washington Humane Society

Garden Plot: The plants that deer might not eat

The Mohonk Mountain House in upstate New York has created a nice list of annuals, perennials, trees and shrubs that deer have mostly declined to dine on at the lushly landscaped resort.

Friday - 06/07/2013, 12:19pm EDT

Tags: Garden Plot, mike mcgrath

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Controlled deer hunt begins in Rock Creek Park

As the controlled deer hunt in Rock Creek Park begins Wednesday night, temporary nighttime road closures will go into effect to protect park visitors and neighbors.

Thursday - 03/28/2013, 01:27am EDT

Tags: Rock Creek Park, deer hunt, deer dilemma, National Park Service

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