Attend the Meeting:
Come to a public open house to share your vision for the future of Shepherd Parkway and to identify issues or concerns that the National Park Service (NPS) should consider as they prepare a concept plan for future use and enjoyment of this area. NPS staff will also be available to address your questions about the project.
NPS will evaluate existing conditions and consider desired future use and enjoyment of the 205-acres of forested green space and key sites within Shepherd Parkway, such as Parkland, Fort Carroll, and Fort Greble. They will develop recommendations that will improve safety, connectivity, park conditions, and the ways people use and enjoy Shepherd Parkway. This concept plan will be informed by stakeholders and neighbors, the general public, and a recent ethnographic research study conducted in cooperation with Howard University's Department of Sociology. This study has illuminated connections and traditions that help us to better understand community perspectives on Parkland.
Share Your Thoughts:
The NPS welcomes your feedback and suggestions as they move forward with this project. The meeting materials are available online through the Planning, Environment and Public Comment (PEPC) system at http://parkplanning.nps.gov/shepherdpkwy_dcp from June 25 through July 26, 2019.
Please submit written comments online through PEPC or mail comments by July 26, 2019 to the following address:
Attn: Shepherd Parkway Development Concept Plan
National Park Service
National Capital Parks-East
1900 Anacostia Drive SE
Washington, DC 20020