Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway Lane Closures and Construction Update Summer 2014
Construction work on Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway at Waterside Drive continues. There will be lane closures between rush hours to accommodate work on the roadway, multi-use trail and infrastructure. More »
International Migratory Bird Day Festival in Rock Creek Park
Contact: Jeremy Sweat, 202-263-9012
Washington, D.C. – On Saturday, May 17, Rock Creek Park and the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center will co-host an International Migratory Bird Day (IMBD) festival to celebrate and support migratory bird conservation. This year's event will take place from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the Rock Creek Park Nature Center, located at 5200 Glover Road NW, Washington, DC 20015.The festival is open to the public, with free parking and free admission.
The festival will feature guided bird walks, children's activities, performances by local schools, and Latin American food relevant to the cultural regions along the bird migration routes. We encourage the public to come and enjoy the outdoors, learn about birds, and participate in conservation.
More information about the festival can be found at: http://nationalzoo.si.edu/scbi/migratorybirds/education/birdfest.cfm
For a pdf of this press release, please click here.
For a flyer for this event, please click here.
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Peirce Mill was built in the early 1820's by Isaac Peirce. It operated commercially until the main shaft broke in 1897.