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Weekend Getaway: Rock Creek Park

April 25, 2010, 6:23 pm
First Lady Michelle Obama is all about it. Corporations are getting hip to it. Suddenly it seems that everyone wants a healthier future for our children. But how does a parent propel her chubby cherub off the couch and into physical activity?  You’ve tried cajoling, negotiating, and pleading. Perhaps you’ve even ...

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National Park Service Holds Meeting on Growing Deer Population

September 3, 2009, 8:12 am
WASHINGTON - District residents living near Rock Creek Park are concerned because of the growing deer population in the area some are calling out of control. The National Park Service held a meeting about the delicate issue Wednesday night. They say there are four possible strategies for controlling the deer ...

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Turtle Leads Scientists to Marijuana Farm in Rock Creek Park

August 1, 2008, 8:18 am
Watch out, drug-sniffing dogs: You’ve got some competition. According to an MSNBC.com article posted this morning, a turtle fitted with a GPS device meandered into a remote area of Rock Creek Park and led a National Park Service employee to a marijuana-growing operation. A National Park Service employee was tracking a ...

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Park Service defends actions after finding arsenic at Fort Reno

May 15, 2008, 10:28 am
The National Park Service was fending off uncomfortable questions Wednesday after it waited 14 hours to tell the public that one of Northwest’s most popular parks was potentially tainted with poison. The Park Service and U.S. Park Police swooped into Fort Reno Park early Wednesday, moving out pedestrians and ...

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