New Traffic Signals near Memorial Circle
Flashing crosswalk warning lights have been installed on northbound lanes of the parkway just south of Arlington Memorial Bridge. This is a 30-day trial of a new safety feature, and your feedback is welcome. More »
Plan A Field Trip
Try one of these curriculum-based education programs or request a program designed especially for your class. Call 703‑289‑2553 for dates and times.
Biomes are made of biotic and abiotic components, but they are not just a collection of independent parts. Students will connect the dots between water quality, invasive species, sedimentary geology, and human activity to build a big picture of a freshwater marsh biome. This program has been designed to provide students with the kind of field experience described in the Chesapeake 2000 agreement signed by the District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia.
Did You Know?
The water in Dyke Marsh Wildlife Preserve goes up and down with the tides, but is not salty. More...