Adopt-a-Trail Program

In partnership with the National Park Service, the Accokeek Foundation maintains six nature trails in Piscataway Park. The Adopt-A-Trail program seeks to engage organizations and community members interested in helping maintain these trails to keep them safe and well-groomed for the park’s 20,000 visitors each year. Adopters will schedule and perform regular trails sweeps throughout…

Sharing Our Holiday Food Traditions: Dishing Up Deliciousness for Thanksgiving

Office Manager, Patti Norment, and Site Interpreter, Tricia Hardin shares with us their most favorite holiday treats enjoyed by their families on Thanksgiving. Tricia enjoys a big turkey with all of the trimmings, including whole berry cranberry sauce, while Patti raves about her “mama’s homemade stuffing with hot sausage.” She says that while it is…

Sharing Our Holiday Food Traditions: Family Cookie Day!

It’s official. The holiday season is upon us, which means many of us will be gathering for family dinners and celebrations in honor of our unique traditions and customs. In celebration of food traditions during the holiday season, AF staff will share their most fondest memories involving food, holidays, and best of all, friends and family!

Starting out this week, Laura Ford shares with us her annual family tradition of baking cookies… (Mmm, you can almost smell the cookies!)