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Rock Creek Is Your Backyard

In case you missed Rock Creek Park IS Your Backyard

Rock Creek Conservancy, in collaboration with

Friends of the National Zoo,

Rock Creek Park Partners Network and Rock Creek Park (National Park Service)

R O C K   C R E E K   P A R K   I S   Y O U R   B A C K Y A R D

Saturday, March 14, 10 am – 12 NOON in the National Zoo Visitor Center Auditorium

           Celebrate the 125th Anniversary of Rock Creek Park

REVITALIZE ROCK CREEK PARK   Protect ~ Connect ~ Inspire

RockCreekPark125.org

FIND YOURSELF IN ROCK CREEK PARK

     
     

Bob Lamb, Executive Director, Friends of the National Zoo

Matt Fleischer, Executive Director, Rock Creek Conservancy

Tara Morrison, Superintendent, Rock Creek Park (NPS)

 
   

 

 

 

 

 

 

Melanie Choukas-BradleyNaturalist, & Author ~ A Year in Rock Creek Park: The Wild, Wooded Heart of Washington, DC www.melaniechoukas-bradley.com

Marty FryeArborist, Casey Trees ~ Volunteers in the City of Trees www.caseytrees.org

Nick BartolomeoChief of Resource Management, Rock Creek Park (NPS)

Ana ChuquinVegetation Management, Biological Technician, RCP (NPS) Natives & Invasives www.nps.gov/rocr/index.htm

Karen ZeiterCommunity Outreach and Volunteer Manager, RCC Watershed 101  www.rockcreekconservancy.org

Alex Sanders, Program ManagerRock Creek Conservancy, Rock Creek Park in Your Backyard:Creating wildlife-friendly, water-wise natural landscapes www.rockcreekconservancy.org

Pete MarraHead, Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center, Migratory Birds in Rock Creek’s Back Yard  http://nationalzoo.si.edu/SCBI/MigratoryBirds/default.cfm

Margo Reid, 125th Anniversary Director, Rock Creek Conservancy

Visit Conversation Tables:

  • Audubon Naturalist Society
  • Dumbarton Oaks Park Conservancy
  • Friends of Peirce Mill
  • Friends of the National Zoo
  • Rock Creek Conservancy
  • Rock Creek Park (NPS)
  • Smithsonian Institute Migratory Bird Center
  • Songbird Project

Calendar: Step into Spring, 125th Anniversary of Rock Creek Park: Calendar RockCreekPark125.org

Explore Zoo in Your Backyard exhibit

 
             

CALENDAR OF EVENTS  for a year of activities celebrating the 125th Anniversary of Rock Creek Park

 

Invasive English Ivy Removal—Melvin Hazen            Rock Creek Conservancy 
Saturday, March 21   10:00 am - 12:00 pm                 Rodman & Quebec NW
 
Women and the Civil War                                                         Rock Creek Park (NPS)
Sunday, March 15   2:00 pm                                                      Nature Center
 
Battery Kemble Walk                                                                 Rock Creek Park (NPS)  
Saturday, March 21   10:00 am                                                 Battery Kemble
 
Invasive English Ivy Removal—Melvin Hazen            Rock Creek Conservancy
Sunday, March 22    10:00 am - 12:00 pm                  2601 Quebec Street NW
 
Women and the Civil War                                                        Rock Creek Park (NPS)
Sunday, March 22   2:00 pm                                                     Nature Center, 5200 Glover Rd., NW
 
Mulch Bag Folding  @ Meadowbrook Park                Rock Creek Conservancy
Friday, March 27   10:30 am - 2:30 pm                       7901 Meadowbrook Lane, Chevy Chase, MD
 
A Women’s History of Old Stone House                                Rock Creek Park (NPS)
Saturday, March 28, 10:00 am                                                  Old Stone House, 3051 M Street, NW 
 
Save Rock Creek Park Trees- Fort Reno Park           Rock Creek Conservancy
Saturday, March 28,  10:00 am - 12:00 pm                 Nebraska Avenue NW & Davenport Street NW
 
Spring Volunteer Day                                                                 Dumbarton Oaks Park Conservancy
Sunday, March 29, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm                                Lovers' Lane on R Street NW (approx 3060 R St.)
 
Secret Garden Stroll – Early Spring Edition                           Dumbarton Oaks Park Conservancy
Sunday, March 29   2:30 pm                                                      Lovers' Lane on R Street NW (approx 3060 R St.)
 
7th Annual Rock Creek Extreme Cleanup                  Rock Creek Conservancy
Saturday, April 11   9:00 am - 12:00 pm                      75 sites throughout the Rock Creek Watershed
 
Anniversary Environmental Stewardship Day                      Dumbarton Oaks Park Conservancy
Sunday, April 12, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm                                   Lovers' Lane on R Street NW (approx 3060 R St.)
 
Dumbarton Oaks Park Anniversary Celebration                  Dumbarton Oaks Park Conservancy
Sunday, April 12, 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm                                   Lovers' Lane on R Street NW (approx 3060 R St.)
 
Fish Ladder Walk & Talk                                                            Friends of Peirce Mill    
Saturday, April 18 or Sunday, April 19 TBD                             Meet at Peirce Mill, 2401 Tilden Street, NW
 
Spring Tree Planting                                                                   Dumbarton Oaks Park Conservancy
Saturday, April 18    9:00 am to 1:00 pm                                 Lovers' Lane on R Street NW (approx 3060 R St.)
 
Invasive English Ivy Removal—Melvin Hazen            Rock Creek Conservancy
Saturday, April 18   10:00 am - 12:00 pm                    Rodman Street NW & Quebec Place NW
 
Dr. Doug Tallamy, Bringing Nature Home                              Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center & FONZ
Thursday, May 7    7 pm                                              National Zoo Visitor Center Auditorium
 
Bird Fest Family Festival                                                             Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center & FONZ
Saturday, May 9    10 am – 2 pm                                               National Zoo Bird House
 
Spring Volunteer Day                                                                 Dumbarton Oaks Park Conservancy
Saturday, May 9, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm                                    Lovers' Lane on R Street NW (approx. 3060 R St.)
 
Spring Volunteer Day                                                                 Dumbarton Oaks Park Conservancy
Saturday, May 24, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm                                  Lovers' Lane on R Street NW (approx. 3060 R St.)
 
If you are a member of an organization with Rock Creek Park 125th Anniversary activities planned, please contact mreid@rockcreekconservancy.org to add your events to the online calendar                  
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