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October 15, 2015
Kick Off of Restoration Project of Largest Remaining Freshwater Wetlands in the Washington Metropolitan Area
Starting Oct. 19, 2015, The National Park Service and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin small-scale geotechnical drilling at Dyke Marsh Wildlife Preserve. This investigation is in preparation for a proposed interagency project to restore up to 100 acres of freshwater tidal marsh within the 485-acre Dyke Marsh.

September 28, 2015
Clara Barton National Historic Site to Close Temporarily for Construction
Starting Friday, Oct. 2, 2015 Clara Barton National Historic Site will be closed to the public for a rehabilitation project. The closure is expected to last about one year, and is necessary to ensure the safety of visitors.

July 02, 2015
Fort Hunt Park Site Development Plan and Environmental Assessment for Public Review and Comment
the National Park Service released the Fort Hunt Park Site Development Plan and Environmental Assessment (SDP/EA) for public review and comment. This SDP/EA follows a previous plan released in September 2011 and includes new alternatives in response to public feedback and additional analysis. Comments are being accepted through August 7, 2015.

February 12, 2015
New Operating Hours at Clara Barton National Historic Site
Clara Barton National Historic Site will change its operating hours and public tour schedule beginning Feb. 17, 2015.

 

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