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  • Lane Closure: Rock Creek & Potomac Parkway Southbound in the area of the K Street ramps

    Sept 29 - Nov 30, weekdays, 9:45am - 2:45pm and 9pm - 5am, right southbound (curb) lane closure in the area of the K Street exit ramp to accommdate work on the Whitehurst Freeway bridge over the Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway. More »

  • Evening Lane and Road Closures, Beach Drive

    DC Water crews will be performing sewer inspections on Beach Drive NW from 9:00 pm to 5:30 am through November 28, 2014. This work will require lane and road closures. More »

International Migratory Bird Day Festival in Rock Creek Park

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Date: May 15, 2014
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.


Did You Know?

Great Horned Owl

Three kinds of owls make their homes in Rock Creek Park, the Great Horned Owl, the Barred Owl and the little Screech Owl.