Saving DC’s Tidal Basin focus of new project to keep landmark from being reclaimed by nature

A nonprofit in charge of improving the National Mall is launching a project to find ideas to save D.C.’s Tidal Basin from being reclaimed by nature.

The Tidal Basin is home to D.C.’s famous cherry blossom trees and monuments to leaders like Thomas Jefferson and Martin Luther King, Jr. The the Trust for the National Mall, which is partnering on the project with the National Trust for Historic Preservation, estimates as much as $500 million in repairs and upgrades are needed to save the area.

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Will Nesbitt

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Will is the principal broker of Nesbitt Realty and Condo Alexandria. He is licensed in anywhere in the Commonwealth of Virginia, but focuses on those communities found in and around Alexandria, Arlington, Mount Vernon and Springfield/Franconia. Will has been involved in real estate management, sales and investment for more than twenty years. He is a veteran of the U.S. Army. While in the army, he studied Russian at Monterey's Defense Language Institute. He is also a "veteran of the dotcom wars" and built most of the sites associated with NesbittRealty.com Will currently resides in Belle Haven Estates just outside Old Town, overlooking New Alexandria. He is a former president of the Mount Vernon Youth Athletic Association and founded the Alexandria Fun with Friends Group. Will is the author of BattlestorM, a tabletop fantasy game, which was published by Ral Partha Publishing in the late '90's, and Arthur's Realm, a boardgame available at the Gamecrafter.