Focus on Water

Focus on Water: National Parks Play Vital Role in Restoring Great Lakes

Our national parks on the Great Lakes offer 620 miles of shoreline, beaches, dunes, and wetlands. These parks–like Sleeping Bear […]

Focus on Water: Living Wild in the Wake of Captain John Smith

Vibrant greenways, rugged trail systems, and urban swimming holes—these features make river towns in America wild locations to visit. But […]

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore in Michigan.

Focus on Water: New GeoStory Highlights Park Champions

Summer officially begins today, and with it comes long, hot days with many hours of sunlight. It’s a time when […]

The Potomac River at night.

Three Endangered Rivers, Countless Memories

Saving Our Nation’s Great Waters

American Rivers recently released its annual list of America’s Most Endangered Rivers. Although its methodology is imprecise, the report highlights […]

Lake Michigan at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.

Focus on Water: A Great Boost for Our Great Lakes

Last week, I joined about 80 fellow Great Lakes residents as special guests of the White House to talk about […]