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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, National Park Service

American shad coming back in Potomac River

While the number of American shad is at a historic low in some areas, the fish that migrate from the ocean to fresh water to spawn every year are making a slow recovery in the Potomac River.

Wednesday - 06/19/2013, 11:58am EDT

Tags: American shad, River herring, Potomac River, fishing, Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, snakehead, shad, Pierce Mill Dam, Rock Creek Park, Rock Creek

Community remembers Chevy Chase teen killed by falling tree

At a Friday night vigil, friends and family came together to pay tribute to Joshua Davis, killed during Monday's storms by a falling tree.

Saturday - 06/15/2013, 09:04am EDT

Tags: chevy chase, Rock Creek Park, Joshua Davis

Tree falls on Chevy Chase teen, kills him

Joshua Davis of Chevy Chase died riding his bicycle during Monday's storms. Grief counselors will be on hand at Bethesda Chevy Chase Senior High Wednesday.

Wednesday - 06/12/2013, 12:31pm EDT

Tags: Rock Creek Park, Joshua Davis, chevy chase, Bethesda Chevy Chase Senior High


Judge promises more openness in Chandra Levy case

A judge promised more openness after months of confidential post-trial proceedings in the case of murdered Washington intern Chandra Levy, disclosing for the first time the reason a key prosecution witness could be discredited.

Tuesday - 05/21/2013, 07:33pm EDT

Tags: Chandra Levy, Ingmar Guandique, Rock Creek Park, courts

Volunteers go to war against Rock Creek Park invader

Some D.C. residents have volunteered in the war against a foreign invader that threatens the trees in Rock Creek Park.

Sunday - 04/28/2013, 03:48pm EDT

Tags: English ivy, Rock Creek Park, Rock Creek Park Conservancy, invasive species

Spend summer in natural beauty at Rock Creek Park

Rock Creek Park Ranger Scott Einberger takes WTOP on a tour of the park. Between 4,000 and 5,000 guests visit the Washington area park every month to see the a variety of critters, trees and other living things. Visitors exercise, sight-see and bask in the park's natural beauty.

Wednesday - 04/24/2013, 09:17am EDT

Tags: Rock Creek Park, National Park Service, Scott Einberger, Natalie Plumb

Defense resurrects 911 tape in Chandra Levy case

Defense attorneys for the man convicted of killing federal intern Chandra Levy want to introduce new evidence if a new trial is granted in the case.

Thursday - 04/11/2013, 06:36pm EDT

Tags: Chandra Levy, Rock Creek Park, D.C. Superior Court, courts, crime, murder, Ingmar Guandique

Study: Walking, just as healthy as running

You may not be missing out if you spot runners speed past you along a sidewalk or bike trail. A new study shows walkers get similar health benefits as those who jog or run.

Friday - 04/05/2013, 03:00pm EDT

Tags: walking, running, health benefits, American Heart Association, CDC, Rock Creek Park

National Park Service releases deer death count

The National Park Service initially hoped to remove 60 deer from Rock Creek Park, but Park Service spokeswoman Carol Johnson says officials are still pleased with the results.

Monday - 04/01/2013, 08:48pm EDT

Tags: deer hunt, Rock Creek Park, National Park Service, shooting, Michelle Basch

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