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Invasive Species Spotlight: Bamboo

 

 

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Bamboo (Bambusa vulgaris, Phyllostachys aurea, Pseudosasa japonica)

This month we focus on one of the more recognizable invasive plant species found in Rock Creek Park; bamboo! If you have traveled at all throughout the watershed, you have undoubtedly seen bamboo on the edge of yards, alleys, or parks.

Hunting for Pokemon (and health)

By Greg Pishko
 
Remember the last time you tried to adopt a healthy habit? Regardless of the outcome, you likely wished that it was a more enjoyable experience.
 
Gamification is a concept that turns behavior change into a game. When applied to healthy activities, gamification immerses participants into an engaging world of competition and awards to facilitate the progress of health behavior--and makes the experience fun.
 

Blog Submissions are for Everyone!


Just a reminder that this blog is a space where the Rock Creek community can submit anything that has to do with the Rock Creek watershed! That's how we've gotten some of our best content, including the Rock Creek A-to-Z. Whatever your experience, we want to hear about it. 

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Rock Creek Park A-Z

  
A quick way to find all your favorite parts of the Rock Creek Alphabet! 
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