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ARCHIVED EVENTS for A Year in Rock Creek Park: The Wild, Wooded Heart of Washington, DC


April 5, 2017
Audubon Naturalist Society Budbreak
Theodore Roosevelt Island (registration full)

April 9, 2017
Politics and Prose The Wild, Wooded Heart of Washington, D.C.

April 12, 2017
A Year in Rock Creek Park
Audubon Naturalist Society

April 14, 2017
A Rock Creek Park Tour All-Day Tour
Smithsonian Associates

April 23, 2017
Shinrin-Yoku or Forest Bathing Walk in Rock Creek Park
Rock Creek Conservancy

April 30, 2017
Rock Creek Park Nature Hike
DC Ecowomen

May 6, 2017
Spring Tree Tour of the Capitol Grounds
United States Botanic Garden

May 10, 2017
"Forward Motion" hosted by Karen Allyn Television Interview: "A Year in Rock Creek Park"
Montgomery County Cable Channel 21

May 17, 2017
Spring Hike on Sugarloaf
Audubon Naturalist Society

May 23, 2017
City of Trees
Smithsonian Associates

June 7, 2017
Forest Bathing Walk on Theodore Roosevelt Island
Audubon Naturalist Society

June 17, 2017
Rock Creek Park Tour
Upshur Street Books

June 28, 2017
Friends of Theodore Roosevelt Island Nature Walk on TRI (details forthcoming)


September 22
Autumn Equinox Evening Tree Tour (full)
US Botanic Garden

September 27 and 30
Evening Program with Book Signing: Rock Creek Park-Washington's True Wild Side
Honoring the National Park Service's 100th Anniversary
Smithsonian Association, S. Dillon Ripley Center

October 8
Rock Creek Park Nature Hike
DC EcoWomen

October 15
A Fall Walk Through Rock Creek Park
Politics & Prose

October 23
Tour of Montgomery County Agricultural Reserve
Audubon Naturalist Society

October 29
A Year at Boundary Bridge Series Autumn Walk
Audubon Naturalist Society

April 3
Budbreak at Carderock
Audubon Naturalist Society

March 5
Winter Tree Tour of the Capitol Grounds
United States Botanic Garden

Starts February 27 (Saturdays 9 am-2 pm)
A Year at Boundary Bridge
Audubon Naturalist Society
Registration Required

January 24
Casey Trees: Winter Tree Tour and Ice Skating
National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden


November 21 from 10am-1:30pm
Rock Creek Park Field Trip

November 18 from 7:30-9pm
Slide presentation and book signing
Historic Takoma, Takoma Park, MD

November 14 from 10am - 1pm
Fall Tree Tour of the Capitol Grounds

November 11
Fall Hike on Sugarloaf Mountain
November 8
Politics & Prose Walking Tour
November 7
Boundary Bridge Walk Lead by Melani Choukas-Bradley

September 27 from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Talk and book signing, 125th Anniversary of Rock Creek Park
National Park Service

September 23 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Audubon Naturalist Society
125th Anniversary of Rock Creek Park and the 80th birthday of Boundary Bridge Hike

July 30
US Botanic Garden
Trees of the Regional Garden Tour

July 13 at 1:30 p.m.
Cosmos Club
Literary Conversation Series: A Year in Rock Creek Park

July 8 - July 29, Wednesdays, 7-9:30 p.m.
Co-Sponsored by the Graduate School USA and the Audubon Naturalist Society
Natural History Field Studies Program: Summer Wildflower Identification

June 28
Casey Trees
Tree Tour: Summer in Rock Creek Park 125th
Anniversary Hike

June 27 from 9 a.m. - noon
Audubon Naturalist Society
A Year at Boundary Bridge Hike

June 12
United States Botanic Garden Conservatory
Lecture: A Year in Rock Creek Park

June 6 (sold-out)
Rock Creek Park walking tour for Politics and Prose

May 20
The Westchester, Washington, DC
Presentation and book signing

May 16
Gaithersburg Maryland Book Festival

April 27
Trowel Garden Club presentation and book signing

April 24
A Rock Creek Conservancy nature walk

April 22
DC Public Library, Chevy Chase Branch
Earth Day presentation and book signing

April 12
Casey Trees 125th anniversary hike; additional hikes on February 1, June 28 and November 1.
(All four hikes sold out through 2015—30 people for each hike—and each receives a softcover copy of the book.)

April 7
Junior League of Washington, DC Garden Club
Presentation and book signing

March 25
Casey Trees "Canopy Connection Symposium: Urban Forests for Public Good," the Carnegie Institute for Science
Presentation (Rock Creek Park and City of Trees)

March 14 from 10:00am-noon
National Zoo Visitor's Center Auditorium, 3001 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC
Presentation as part of the 'Rock Creek Park is Your Backyard' program to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the park

March 12
NARFE (National Active & Retired Federal Employees), Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center, Silver Spring
Presentation and book signing

March 10
Chevy Chase Garden Club, Chevy Chase Village Hall
Presentation and book signing

March 7 (Full)
Virginia Native Plant Society Potowmack Chapter field trip, Rock Creek Park, with Susan Austin Roth

Monday, March 2
Busboys & Poets Takoma (co-sponsored by Politics & Prose)
Presentation and book signing

Saturday, February 28 (sold out; future forays: April 11, June 27 and November 7)
"A Year at Boundary Bridge" nature foray in Rock Creek Park for Audubon Naturalist Society

Thursday, February 12, from 7:30-9:00pm
Green Spring Gardens, Alexandria, VA
Book talk and signing

Sunday, February 8, 10:10-10:55am
Chalice House, Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church, MD
Book talk

Thursday, December 11, 2014
Woodend Sanctuary, Audubon Naturalist Society, Chevy Chase, MD
Book Party at the Bookshop

Melanie Choukas-Bradley and Susan Roth present a joint reading and
presentation of their book to a standing-room-only crowd. Photo by George F. Thompson.

Sunday, December 7, , 2014, from 2-4:00pm
Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History
Book signing outside the museum store

Sunday, November 23, , 2014, 4:00pm
Chevy Chase Historical Society, MD
Book talk: "Rock Creek Park, Chevy Chase's Wild, Wooded Neighbor"

Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 7:30am-4pm
Silver Spring Civic Center, Silver Spring, MD
Trees Matter Symposium: Trees and the Built Environment

Thursday, July 10, 2014 at 7 p.m.
DC Public Library, Washington, D.C.
Book talk



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