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More Signs of Spring
Visiting the National Arboretum, Washington, DC
It was a cold and windy day in Washington. Even so, signs of Spring are everywhere. Chionodoxa (glory of the snow) were in bloom today at the National Arboretum.
The arboretum, in northeast Washington, D.C., is operated by the United States Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service. It was established in 1927 by act of Congress. It is 446 acres (1.80 km2) in size and is located just 2.2 miles (3.5 km) northeast of the Capitol building.
The arboretum is also home to bald eagles including at least one new born. The nest at the arboretum even has a webcam: