This GeoStory highlights twelve park champions who are restoring, conserving, and educating others about our national waters and our national parks. Their stories demonstrate the range of threats to national park waters and the inspiring diversity of action that people are taking to protect and preserve our national treasures for future generations.
The health of our national parks is directly linked to the health of the waters that surround and flow through them. From Sleeping Bear Dunes to Canyonlands, Everglades to Olympic, water is central to features, wildlife, recreation, and aesthetics and is fundamental to visitor enjoyment. an interactive platform that combines maps with stories and photos so that viewers can visually explore places and issues. You can zoom in the map and see nearby national parks. This interactive platform combines maps with stories and photos so that viewers can visually explore places and issues; zoom in on the map to see nearby national parks and other places of interest.