Updates from the Park Service and the Friends of Titanic Memorial Board

By Corinne Irwin, Chair Spring Activities In accordance with guidance from the Centers for Disease Control, the District of Columbia, and the National Park Service, we are making major changes to our Spring activities.   Titanic Day of Service Our second annual Titanic Day of Service is cancelled. We will schedule work parties again once social […]

Coronavirus: What to Know and What to Do

Compiled by SW Resident and Disease Expert, Dr. Dennis Carroll By Mike Goodman Southwest’s own Dennis Carroll, Ph.D., currently serves as the Director of the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID’s) Pandemic Influenza and other Emerging Threats Unit. In this position Dr. Carroll is responsible for providing strategic and operational leadership for the agency’s programs […]

Botanic Garden Turns 200

By Sheila Wickouski What better way to celebrate a 200th anniversary than to launch a new exhibit? The United States Botanic Garden (USBG) will kick off its year-long celebration with “The U.S. Botanic Garden at 200: Deeply Rooted, Branching Outward,” on display Feb. 20 – Oct. 15 in the Conservatory’s East and West Galleries. Historic […]