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    Park District of Columbia

Laws & Policies

Wildflowers of the Anacostia River

Wildflowers of Anacostia Park

Ian Lothian

Anacostia Park was authorized as part of a system of parks for the city.

1924 Legislation

1926 Legislation

1930 Capper-Cramton Act

Firearm Regulations

Superintendent's Compendium


Did You Know?

brown cattails against a clear blue fall sky

Cattails may be among the most useful plants in North America. Almost all parts of the plant were eaten providing year round food. The brown fuzzy part has shown antibacterial properties. The leaves can be made into many household goods including shingles for the house. More...