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A Q&A with Don Barger on Progress Reducing Coal-Based Pollution in the Southeast

A Transformative Victory

A Q&A with Don Barger on Progress Reducing Coal-Based Pollution in the Southeast

Above: The difference in pollution levels between 1990 and 2010 at Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Photo courtesy of Colorado State University. […]

The Anniversary of Superstorm Sandy

A Lesson in Unity

Exactly one year ago today, Superstorm Sandy made landfall in the New York metropolitan area, leaving a trail of destruction in […]

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Florida Ups the Ante in Everglades Restoration with $90 Million Funding Surprise

Disastrous flooding in South Florida is making the news again as water from Lake Okeechobee overflows and is released through the […]

Volunteers at Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens in Washington, D.C., get ready to pitch in and help the park for National Public Lands Day.

20 Years of “Helping Hands for Public Lands”

UPDATE, September 17: We’ve added three new events in Utah, Pennsylvania, and Virginia, with red asterisks below, for more opportunities […]

The Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Monument in Dorchester County, Maryland includes places significant to Tubman’s early years, and that evoke her life both while enslaved, and as a conductor on the Underground Railroad. Photo courtesy of the Dorchester County Tourism Department.

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 […]