August, 2012

Focus on Water: Celebrating National Water Quality Month

Did you know that August is National Water Quality Month? It makes a lot of sense to draw attention to […]

Friday Photo: Stars Over Crater Lake

Crater Lake National Park in Oregon is known, of course, for its brilliant blue water–the lake is the deepest in […]

Photo © Igor Profe/iStockphoto.

Everybody Needs a Rock, and to Know Where to Find One

As her cousins raced down a path in Yellowstone National Park a couple of weeks ago, Mia lagged behind. She […]

The Fort McHenry Guard holds a flag unfurling ceremony in Fell's Point, Baltimore.

O Say, Can You See the Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail?

With the Olympics in full swing, I can’t help but be glued to the television for every emotional medal ceremony. […]

Florida Bay, Everglades National Park.

Friday Photo: Dramatic Skies over Florida Bay

Florida Bay, an estuary at the southern tip of Everglades National Park, is a unique 500,000 acre water wilderness. Florida […]