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Deer Dilemma Part 1: A Rock Creek Park hunt on hold

WTOP takes an in-depth look at the deer problem near Rock Creek Park. A federal lawsuit is holding up what would be the park's first deer hunt since its founding in 1890.

Monday - 03/04/2013, 06:11am EST

Tags: michelle basch, Deer, deer hunt


Rabid fox bites woman in DC's Rock Creek Park

Friday - 02/15/2013, 08:39am EST

Tags: rabies

Judge maintains sealing Levy proceedings

In the latest twist in the decade-old Chandra Levy murder case, a D.C. judge will allow the media to attend a hearing next week but won't let them hear what is discussed at his bench.

Thursday - 02/07/2013, 07:29pm EST

Tags: Chandra Levy, Ingmar Guandique, courts, homicide,

Rock Creek deer reduction plan on hold

Plans to reduce the number of deer in Rock Creek Park are on hold until March while lawyers battle over the fate of the deer in court.

Thursday - 02/07/2013, 05:20pm EST

Tags: courts, Deer, wildlife management, National Park Service

Correction: Deer hunt story

In a story Jan. 22 about a deer hunt, The Associated Press reported erroneously that a deer hunt would be conducted in Rock Creek Park. The hunt is planned for Rock Creek Stream Valley Park.

Thursday - 01/31/2013, 06:58pm EST

Tags: deer hunt

'Humane' deer hunt planned in Rock Creek Stream Valley Park

Police sharpshooters aim to reduce the overgrown deer population in Rock Creek Stream Valley Park near Chevy Chase in response to complaints from residents.

Tuesday - 01/22/2013, 01:43am EST

Tags: deer hunt, Deer, Montgomery County Parks, deer population, police, Dick Uliano, Rock Creek Stream Valley Park


Toxic substance found in Md. lake

Officials at Rock Creek Regional Park are urging visitors to avoid Lake Needwood after a toxic substance was found in the water.

Thursday - 10/18/2012, 12:40pm EDT

Tags: Lake Needwood, thomas warren,

New approach to control Rock Creek Park deer population

There are too many deer in Rock Creek Park eating up all the vegetation. Now there's a plan in place to control them.

Wednesday - 05/30/2012, 04:40pm EDT

Tags: darci marchese, Deer, National Parks Service

National parks generate more than $1B for local economy

National parks in D.C., Maryland and Virginia generated more than $1.8 billion in revenue in 2010 from 58 million visitors and supported more than 22,000 related jobs.

Sunday - 03/11/2012, 07:57am EDT

Tags: National Mall, C&O Canal, Shenandoah National Park, Antietam Battlefield, Manassas National Battlefield Park

Sharpshooters take aim at Rock Creek deer

So many deer are crammed into a popular local park that there are plans to bring in sharpshooters for the first time to thin the herd.

Thursday - 01/12/2012, 04:47am EST

Tags: National Park Service, Deer

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