Rock Creek Blog
Only a healthy habitat can sustain our resident swallows, chickadees and (as the old song puts it) every little bird in the tall oak tree.
Over the course of 250 years, more than 20 mills relied on the water power flowing down Rock Creek.
Charles Glover not only was instrumental in creating Rock Creek Park, his name is on another park that helped launch America's environmental movement.
Established at nearly the same time, the National Zoo and Rock Creek Park share a common history, environment and mission.
They wanted to do what to Rock Creek valley? Flood it, fill it in, pave it, load it with monuments? YGBK!
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