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Park Service Warns Occupy D.C. To End Camps Monday

U.S. Park Police are warning protesters at two “occupy” encampments that they must stop camping at two Washington parks on Monday or risk arrest.


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O’Malley Announces $23M For State Parks

Maryland state parks will be getting more money.


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Montgomery County Looking To Cut Runoff From Parks

Montgomery County officials say they are taking steps to cut the amount of stormwater that runs off county parks, carrying pollution into waterways and the Chesapeake Bay.


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Some Md. State Park Areas Closed By Flooding

The Maryland Park Service says sections of some state parks in Central Maryland are closed until further notice.



Frederick Considers Smoking Ban In Parks

The city of Frederick is considering banning smoking in city parks.


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About 20 Cats Killed At Constitution Park

Officials say about 20 cats died excruciating deaths when they were poisoned recently at Constitution Park.


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NPS Names New Superintendent Of D.C.’s National Mall

The National Park Service has named a 30-year veteran as the new superintendent of the National Mall in Washington.


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Study: Md. Parks Contribute More Than $650M A Year

A study of Maryland state parks found they contribute more than $650 million a year to the state’s economy.