Mid-Atlantic

Partners and Progress: Bringing 1863 Back to Life at Gettysburg

By Joy M. Oakes, Senior Director, Mid-Atlantic Region Twenty years ago, a 307-foot-high observation tower loomed over the historic battlefield […]

Clean Water Is the Solution, Not the Problem

Everyone has a right to clean water. Recently, 21 states—many located hundreds, if not thousands, of miles away from the […]

GWARDC volunteers collect trash along the Anacostia River.

Laying the Groundwork: Reclaiming D.C.’s “Forgotten River”

Imagine having a beautiful river in your backyard, but being afraid to enjoy it. The Anacostia has a bad reputation […]

The 2013 NPCA Climate Ride Team

Are You Ready for a Bike Challenge to Help Protect Our National Parks?

Do you have what it takes to be a bike crusader for national parks? I wasn’t sure if I did. […]

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What Does It Take to Run a National Park?

Shenandoah Staff Give the Rest of Us a Clue

Few of us appreciate the monumental task of caring for America’s national parks—each one a unique part of the country […]