Mid-Atlantic

Trivia Challenge: Guess This Park-Inspired Poet

Q: What famed 19th century poet was inspired to serve as a nurse during the Civil War after spending time at […]

Partners and Progress: Bringing 1863 Back to Life at Gettysburg

Twenty years ago, a 307-foot-high observation tower loomed over the historic battlefield in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Utility lines laced the sky, […]

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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 […]

NPCA's 2013 Climate Ride team gets ready for the start of the race. Left to right: Elizabeth Jordan, Stephen Kirsch, Megan Cantrell, Britte Kirsch, Mark Wenzler, Ben Sander, Dan Blamer, and Khris Kantor.

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. […]