landscape conservation

New GeoStory Highlights National Parks in the Chesapeake

The dog days of summer are here and many in the Mid-Atlantic are escaping to the Chesapeake’s waters for its […]

Commitment to Mission in Action: NPCA Volunteers at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

Many people seem surprised when they find out that, as an NPCA employee, a typical day on the job does […]

A sunset as seen from the Union position on Little Round Top, with a statue of Gen. Governeur Warren.

Sharing the “Real” Civil War

Interpreting Gettysburg 150 Years Later

Several years ago, Gettysburg National Military Park interpretive ranger and historian D. Scott Hartwig shared the following story. He was […]

A fracking well in the Bakken shale formation.

NPCA, Park Ranger Group Take Fracking Message to Congress

Earlier this year, NPCA released an in-depth look at fracking’s impact on our national parks in the report, National Parks […]

Buffalo National River.

Two Million Gallons of Pig Waste Next to a National River? What a Load of Hogwash!

Imagine a factory farm with thousands of confined pigs and tons of waste just six miles upstream from a pristine […]