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Rachel Carson Gets Glover Park Marker

Rachel Carson Gets Glover Park Marker

Rachel Carson Gets Glover Park Marker Posted by John A. Bray   September 28, 2016 It seemed for a while that clouds of gray would stop the light from shining on a tribute in Glover Archbold National Park to nature conservationist and park hiker Rachel Carson. But on [Read More]

NPS Closes Glover Archbold Trail Head

NPS Closes Glover Archbold Trail Head

Concern about falling debris from an abandoned trolley trestle prompted closure of the south end of the path through Glover Archbold National Park, according to National Park Service officials. The park service said it acted out of caution for the safety of people passing [Read More]

Protecting Glover Archbold Park

Protecting Glover Archbold Park

Steve Saari and Stephen Reiling want to do what they can to protect the watershed encompassed by Glover Archbold National Park. But. “Glover Archbold is an extremely complex place,” says Saari, chief of the planning and restoration branch of the D.C. Department of [Read More]

DC Water Fact Sheet on Sewer Rehabilitation

DC Water Fact Sheet on Sewer Rehabilitation

DC Water has announced its Glover-Archbold Park Sewer Rehabilitation Project. The project will stretch from Van Ness Street NW to the Potomac River. Click on the map to enlarge it. Click here to read the fact sheet [Read More]

Rock Creek Park Superintendent on Sewer Rehabilitation

Rock Creek Park Superintendent on Sewer Rehabilitation

On July 13, 2013, Tara Morrison commented in the Northwest Current Newspaper on the planned rehabilitation of the sewer in our neighborhood parks: “…Early in our discussions, it appeared that relining the existing pipes would be the least environmentally harmful [Read More]

Phil Mendelson’s Views Regarding Sewer Repairs

Phil Mendelson’s Views Regarding Sewer Repairs

On August 13, 2013, Phil Mendelson wrote to the DC Water and Sewer Authority expressing his concerns about the impacts of the proposed project to rehabilitate the sewer running through our neighborhood parks. To read Mendelson’s letter click here. [Read More]

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Rachel Carson Gets Glover Park Marker

Rachel Carson Gets Glover Park Marker

Rachel Carson Gets Glover Park Marker Posted by John A. Bray   September 28, 2016 It seemed for a while that clouds [Read More]

NPS Closes Glover Archbold Trail Head

NPS Closes Glover Archbold Trail Head

Concern about falling debris from an abandoned trolley trestle prompted closure of the south end of the path through [Read More]

Protecting Glover Archbold Park

Protecting Glover Archbold Park

Steve Saari and Stephen Reiling want to do what they can to protect the watershed encompassed by Glover Archbold [Read More]

East Campus construction delayed

East Campus construction delayed

As is obvious to any observer, there have been delays in the East Campus construction, and AU is asking the Zoning [Read More]

What to do about Unruly Students

What to do about Unruly Students

Most university studies living in our neighborhoods are well-behaved, but occasionally, some demonstrate poor judgment [Read More]

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