National Park Service
The National Park Service has updated its predicted peak bloom time for the District of Columbia’s cherry trees for a second time, moving it back a few days.
The National Park Service says sharpshooters have killed 20 deer in Washington’s Rock Creek Park, reducing the deer population in the park by roughly 10 percent.
An advocacy group is protesting a National Park Service decision to kill deer in Washington’s Rock Creek Park.
The spring snow is not expected to affect Washington’s famous cherry blossoms.
The peak bloom dates for the cherry blossoms have been pushed back due to cold weather, officials said.
An animal rights group has lost a fight to prevent officials from killing some deer in Rock Creek Park.
Officials in Washington are going to be predicting this year’s peak bloom dates for the city’s famed cherry trees.
The National Park Service has awarded a two-year contract to a Massachusetts company to rent boats and kayaks at a longtime boating facility along the Georgetown waterfront.
A new report shows visitors to the national parks in the Washington area spent $1.37 billion in surrounding communities, based in 2011 data.
Jack’s Boathouse is where thousands of people go, when it’s warm enough, to canoe, kayak and paddleboard in the Potomac River. In operation since 1945, the boathouse has a lease on the location from the National Park Service. But recently, NPS contacted current owner Paul Simkin and informed him that the month-to-month lease that has been in effect and unchanged since 1982 is being terminated so the property can be opened up for new bids.