Recent Articles

  • Blog Post

    The Oldest River in North America?

    Aug 2021 | By Jennifer Errick

    One national park river is widely regarded as the oldest river in North America, formed an estimated 260 million to 325 million years ago — although not all scientists…

  • Blog Post

    Overcoming the ‘Diversity Deficit’: 7 Sites That Deserve Federal Recognition

    Jul 2021

    Recommendations from the Hispanic Access Foundation for creating an inclusive approach to protecting Latino heritage

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    The Community-Supported Parks Congress Is Leaving Behind

    Jun 2021 | By Jennifer Errick

    30 national heritage areas, unique partnerships overseen by the National Park Service, could lose their federal funding this fall, sending a chilling effect throughout the many communities they serve.

  • Blog Post

    Being Gay Outside

    Jun 2021 | By Kyle Groetzinger

    Can they see me? Am I safe? One staff member explores ways to honor queerness and make the outdoors more inclusive and welcoming for all people.

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    Saving What Makes Biscayne Special

    Jun 2021 | By Sarah Gaines Barmeyer

    At Biscayne, many fish populations are on the verge of collapse, and the National Park Service must do more to help the park and its wildlife thrive again. In honor…

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    Seeking Accountability for Park Police

    Jun 2021 | By Theresa Pierno

    One year after the violent removal of peaceful protesters at Lafayette Park, many questions remain.