Mid-Atlantic

Will an innovative urban park revitalize D.C.’s Anacostia River?

Building (on) Bridges

Will an innovative urban park revitalize D.C.’s Anacostia River?

For nearly a century, Anacostia Park in Washington, D.C., has served as a playground for area residents while also preserving […]

Thousands of Schoolchildren Create Living Flag at Fort McHenry

Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine in Baltimore, Maryland, is probably best known for its famous flag, which billowed over […]

Photo courtesy of the Friends of the Upper Delaware River.

Fishing to Revitalize River Communities

Advocates for the Upper Delaware River Find Creative Ways to Protect Their Rural Watershed

The Upper Delaware River in Pennsylvania and New York is one of the best wild trout fisheries in the country. […]

Organizations are joining together to remove the Harvell Dam to restore aquatic life in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.

Bringing Down the Dams

Restoring Chesapeake National Park Waters One River at a Time

People talk about overcoming obstacles, but when advocates literally move tons of concrete to help their local river and its […]

Oil Creek & Titusville Railroad operates through "The Valley That Changed The World." Photo © Heather Mull.

Exploring the Original Oil Country in Northwestern Pennsylvania

This story is part of our series on national heritage areas, the large lived-in landscapes managed through innovative partnerships to […]