urban parks

Trivia Challenge: Name This “Crooked River” Park

Q: Decades before this Midwestern site officially became a national park, the severe pollution in its river outraged and embarrassed […]

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 clock tower and administration building in the Pullman Historic District in the 19th century.

One Step Closer to Chicago’s First National Park

Today, just days after the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday, Congress is one step closer to preserving a Chicago […]

Dyke Marsh

Restoring Resiliency at Dyke Marsh

A year ago, Superstorm Sandy slammed the East Coast, demonstrating once again the power of nature. It left behind $65 […]

The women of GirlTrek pose with a ranger at Indiana Dunes

GirlTrek Takes On National Parks and Helps Black Women and Girls Take Back Their Health

During the month of August, black women and girls from across the country laced up their boots and stepped out […]