As deer hunting begins in Maryland, we discuss different means for deer population management, including a controversial program in Montgomery County that allows bow hunting on park lands.
What will DC look like 40 years from now? The metro area could be coping with an additional 1.5 million residents, climate change and new transportation nightmares. We’ll speak with leaders and policy experts who are thinking outside the box to ensure that Washington can continue to thrive amidst these future challenges.
- David Robertson Executive Director, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments
- Stewart Schwartz Executive Director, Coalition for Smarter Growth
- Jim Dinegar President and CEO, Greater Washington Board of Trade
- Barbara Favola Member of the Arlington County Board
- Alan Imhoff Alderman, City of Frederick
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