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November 25, 2016
Kids don’t bounce - but new playground surfaces will help cushion falls
Four playgrounds in DC will be sporting new, cushier surfaces in time for the New Year.

September 29, 2016
Rats beware: National Park Service and the D.C. Department of Health partner to combat rodent population in D.C. national parks
The National Park Service (NPS) today announced a partnership with the D.C. Department of Health (DOH) to better control the rodent populations in national parks in the District. Under the agreement, which takes effect on October 1, 2016, DOH staff will inspect and treat national parks throughout the city. Residents can now report rats in any national park to request treatment by calling the Citywide Call Center at 311.

September 14, 2016
New Superintendent Named for Anacostia Park, Historic Homes and Capitol Hill Parks
New Superintendent Named for Anacostia Park, Historic Homes and Capitol Hill Parks, plus two new positions to speed progress and improve coordination to benefit the Anacostia River and neighboring communities.

May 13, 2016
NPS will continue turf restoration at Lincoln Park
To allow grass to germinate and grow, the center panel adjacent to the Mary McLeod Bethune Memorial will be fenced off and closed to foot traffic from May 16 through June 30, 2016. The National Park Service has made a long-term commitment to healthy, resilient turf and beautiful parks that are open for the community to enjoy.

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