Videos and Podcasts

Watch a video or listen to audio podcasts about Rock Creek Park!


Eastern tent caterpillar

Species Spotlight: Tent Caterpillars

Native caterpillars munching on tree leaves are just one more player in a healthy natural community.

Northern Long-Eared Bat by Merlin D Tuttle

Species Spotlight: Northern Long-Eared Bat

Rock Creek Park has quite the nightlife, but not the kind you may be thinking of. There are bugs to catch out there and the Northern long-eared bat is on the job!

English ivy

Invasive Species: The Unwelcome Plant Guests

Some of the plants living in parks and natural areas have worn out their welcome.

Chocolate vine infestation

Removal of Invasive Species

It takes a small army, but there’s hope yet in the fight against non-native, invasive species in Rock Creek Park—and YOU can help, too!

Japanese honeysuckle

Invasive Species Spotlight: Bush & Vine Honeysuckles

Honeysuckle is invading Rock Creek Park! Find out how this "sweet" problem plant came to Rock Creek and what the Park is doing about it.

Red Admiral Butterfly on English Ivy by Matt Jones

Invasive Species Spotlight: English Ivy

English ivy doesn’t belong in Rock Creek Park! Thanks to an army of volunteers, there’s hope of reversing its centuries-old invasion.

Paw prints in the mud by Erin Ziegler

Unleashed: the Dogs

Let Fido tell you all about why it's important to keep your dog on a leash when in a park!