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October 24, 2019 | Carolyn Raskauskas

Perfect Autumn Day Provides Vivid Scenery at Lake Needwood

It was a beautiful day at Lake Needwood in Rock Creek Regional Park in Derwood. Check out these beautiful autumn images. And here are even more photos… View this post on Instagram Autumn is in the air at Rock Creek Regional Park’s Lake Needwood in Derwood. 🍂🍁 (📸: @carolynrask / MyMCMedia) #falldays🍁 #lakeneedwood #rockcreekpark #derwoodmd […]

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May 31, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Law Enforcement Torch Run Pays Tribute to Late MCPD Officer

Officers, Special Olympics Athletes Talk About Lieutenant Jacock’s Legacy This year’s Montgomery County Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Maryland (SOMD) at Rock Creek Park in Derwood was more emotional than previous years. It was the first race since the death of the late Montgomery County Police Lt. Thomas Jacocks, who brought the Torch […]

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May 9, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Solar Panels Powering Montgomery Parks

Two solar fields on Montgomery County parks, just on Wednesday, saved about 7.8 barrels of oil and offset 18,500 pounds of carbon. The fields — in South Germantown Recreational Area and at Rock Creek Regional Park — are expected to generate between 3.2 and 3.5 million kilowatts a year, said Amanda Aparicio, sustainability coordinator for […]

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July 14, 2015 | Staff Writer

photo of geese at Lake Needwood

Ten Ways to Enjoy Montgomery County’s Parks

The Montgomery County Council and County Executive Isiah Leggett have proclaimed the month of July as Parks and Recreation Month. In fact, this month marks 30 years that park systems around the United States have celebrated Parks and Recreation Month. However, a survey financed by the National Recreation and Park Association in May 2014 indicated […]

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April 7, 2013 | Staff Writer

Twinbrook Extreme Cleanup (Photo)

Dozens of volunteers participated Saturday, April 6 in a cleanup of the Twinbrook portion of Rock Creek Park—a site organized by The JBG Companies as part of the Fifth Annual Rock Creek Extreme Cleanup held by the Rock Creek Conservancy. About 50 volunteers hauled an estimated 4,000 pounds of trash and other debris from the […]

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