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Cleaning up a local park takes volunteers

Take a walk or set up a picnic in Rock Creek Park and visitors would be surprised how much trash gathers along the creek's water-line.

Wednesday - 09/03/2014, 02:23pm EDT

Tags: trash, Rock Creek Park, Alice Ferguson Foundation, volunteers

National Park Service: No coyote-wolf hybrids in D.C.

The National Park Service is setting the record straight about coyote-wolf hybrids after an outdoors publication says the breed is invading D.C.'s Rock Creek Park.

Thursday - 05/29/2014, 10:09am EDT

Tags: Rock Creek Park, coyotes, coyote, wolf, Jeremy Sweat, Sarah Beth Hensley

Sharpshooters to reduce deer in Rock Creek Park

Sharpshooters will be killing deer in Rock Creek Park during nighttime hours over the next three months as part of a plan by the National Park Service to thin the heard of deer.

Saturday - 01/04/2014, 01:56pm EST

Tags: Rock Creek Park, Deer

Controversial Rock Creek deer hunt begins again

The Rock Creek Park White-tailed Deer Management Plan will be in effect this year, with hunts taking place between now and March 31.

Thursday - 01/02/2014, 12:59pm EST

Tags: Rock Creek Park, deer population, white-tailed deer

Prancing through a winter wonderland: Riding 'reindeer' in Rock Creek Park

Crisp air, snow-covered trails, children riding "reindeer" through the woods and Santa with his sleigh. No, it's not the outline of a classic Christmas tale. It's the Reindeer Rides at the Rock Creek Park Horse Center.

Monday - 12/16/2013, 08:14am EST

Tags: Rock Creek Park, reindeer, Reindeer Rides, ponies, Munchie, Rachel Nania


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, Deer, Sarah Beth Hensley

Police ID man found dead in Rock Creek Park

D.C. police do not know if a man found stabbed in Rock Creek Park Monday night was actually attacked in the park.

Wednesday - 09/04/2013, 07:36am EDT

Tags: Rock Creek Park, D.C. police

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

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