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  • Road Closure: Sherrill Drive, NW September 8 thru 19 for DC Water Sewer Line Work

    Sherrill Dirve from 16th Street to Beach Drive, NW will be closed to vehicle and bicycle traffic on weekdays between September 8 through 19 between the hours of 9:30 am to 2:45 pm for construction work on a nearby sewer line. 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 »

  • 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

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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?

Gray Fox pups

Three kinds of wild canids (dogs) live in Rock Creek Park, the coyote, the red fox and secretive gray fox.