Getting Outside is a Perfect Way to Celebrate the Great Outdoors this June

Both President Obama and Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley has declared June as “Great Outdoors Month,” urging every American to uphold our legacy of conserving lands for future generations. Whether it’s hiking, fishing, kayaking, bird watching–or simply having a picnic and enjoying nature–getting outdoors with loved ones is a perfect way to celebrate the Great Outdoors.…

Thanking an Extraordinary Teacher for National Teachers Day

At the heart of the Accokeek Foundation’s mission is the preservation of an awe-inspiring space where people of all ages, and from all backgrounds, can learn about Maryland’s rich cultural and natural heritage. In this space–Piscataway Park–we interpret life on the Potomac during the 18th century, culturally-significant agricultural practices, and land management practices that are…