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Northern Snakeheads Spread To Upper Potomac, C&O Canal

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says northern snakehead fish have made their way into the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal, and almost certainly the upper Potomac River.

07/21/2015

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NPS Considers Deer Reduction In Md. And W. Va. Historical Parks

The National Park Service is considering strategies for reducing the white-tailed deer population in two parks in Maryland and West Virginia.

02/10/2015

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Park Service Rescinds C&O Canal Entrance Fee Proposal

The National Park Service is rescinding a proposal to start charging entrance fees along the entire, 185-mile length of the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park.

02/06/2015

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Park Holding First Meeting On C&O Canal Fee Plan

The National Park Service has canceled its first public meeting about charging entrance fees along the entire, 185-mile length of the Chesapeake and Ohio National Historical Park.

01/21/2015

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Park Service Plans Working C&O Canal Aqueduct

The National Park Service says it plans to offer boat rides through a restored aqueduct on the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal in Williamsport.

10/31/2014

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Best Day Trips On A Budget Near Baltimore

Times are hard and money is tight, so what is a frugal weekender to do? Fortunately, there are some places that a person on a budget can visit within driving distance without breaking the bank. Here are a few of our top picks.

10/18/2014

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Park Service Proposes C&O Canal Upgrades

The National Park Service says it wants to rewater another 2.5 miles of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal in the western Maryland town of Hancock.

09/08/2014

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D.C. Water Investigating Sewer Overflow In C&O Canal

D.C. Water says it’s investigating a possible sewer overflow in the C&O Canal National Historical Park in Washington.

05/16/2014

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Group Marks C&O Canal Event’s 60th Anniversary

Supporters of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park are hitting the trail in Williamsport to mark the 60th anniversary of a hike that helped preserve it.

04/26/2014

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Boat Ramp Near Sharpsburg Closing For Days

The National Park Service says it’s cutting off vehicle access to a Potomac River boat ramp near Sharpsburg for more than a week to replace a bridge over the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal.

04/21/2014

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Western Md. Rail Trail Sections Closed For Repairs

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says portions of the Western Maryland Rail Trail will be closed for scheduled maintenance through March 27.

03/10/2014

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C&O Canal Recruits Retired Teachers In Allegany Co.

The Chesapeake and Ohio National Historical Park is looking for retired school teachers in Allegany County.

01/17/2014

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