beaches

Take an Online Tour of a Classic Beach Vacation Spot: Cape Cod National Seashore in Massachusetts

Cape Cod National Seashore in Massachusetts is a classic summer vacation destination that seemingly has it all, with six beautiful […]

Beautiful Nature, an Hour from Chicago

Partnership Embraces Vision for Indiana Dunes

We often talk about “connecting with nature” and how important it is for urban residents to have access to green […]

Divers secure moorings to help protect marine resources from damaging anchors.

A Boaters’ Paradise That Preserves Coral Reefs

Creating an Anchorless Park

Imagine boating to paradise and then—without meaning to—causing it harm. Thanks to more than a decade of work in the […]

Volunteers clean oiled birds after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

“How Did They Let This Happen?”

Reflections on the Deepwater Horizon Disaster Three Years Later

Many of us remember the images from the tragic Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion that left 11 people dead. The […]

A NASA photo of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, May 24, 2010.

Three Years Later: Gulf Coast Still Recovering from BP Oil Spill

This Saturday, April 20, marks the third anniversary of the oil rig explosion that devastated coastal communities, waters, and lands […]