The ‘Outrageous Evil’ That Led to the Birth of the National Park Service

Today, the National Park Service celebrates its 99th birthday. Establishing an agency dedicated to the care of America’s national parks […]

The Elk Can’t Speak: Denying Pollution Doesn’t Help National Parks

Advocating for better air quality is something I do for a living. I recently worked with a team of experts […]

A pipeline under construction at Loyalsock State Forest in Pennsylvania. Photo © FracTracker Alliance.

Parks, Not Pipelines!

New Interactive Map Explores 13 National Parks Threatened by Energy Transmission Proposals

  It’s a crisp day in late October as you hike your way up a steep stretch of the Appalachian […]

The U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.

My Members of Congress Are Friends of the National Parks. Are Yours?

I was lucky enough to grow up in Northern California, just across the majestic Golden Gate Bridge from San Francisco. […]

Raegan King at the new Waco Mammoth National Monument. Photograph courtesy of the Wacoan, © 2015. Chelsea Santos, photographer.

Meet the Woman behind Waco Mammoth

Today, President Obama designated America’s newest national park site at Waco Mammoth, preserving a trove of exceptional Ice Age fossils […]