The Civilian Conservation Corps completed thousands of projects across America, from planting trees and fighting forest fires to developing wilderness areas for public enjoyment. We have mapped several locations in every state — see if you can find something near you!
Her 1963 warnings about the effects of pesticides and herbicides sparked a revolution in environmental policy.
It was the largest fire in American history: by the time it was all over, more than three million acres had burned and at least 78 firefighters were dead.
John Wesley Powell's epic journey into the unknown Grand Canyon was filled with adventure as his team mapped the Colorado River for the first time.
High on a granite cliff in South Dakota's Black Hills tower the huge carved faces of four American presidents: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt.
President Theodore Roosevelt was caught in the middle of the first major battle for wilderness preservation in Yosemite National Park.
The story of the farmers who dreamed of prosperity and lived through ten years of drought, dust, disease and death.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.
This stunning film portrait of Yosemite National Park uses the 1851 diary of the first expedition of soldiers into the Native American territory.