• Sun beginning to set at Harpers Ferry, as seen from Maryland Heights. Photo by NPS Volunteer Buddy Secor.

    Harpers Ferry

    National Historical Park WV,VA,MD

Green Parks Plan

The Green Parks Plan (GPP) articulates an overarching vision that will make everything we do more sustainable by establishing environmental performance targets, empowering staff to be agents of change, collaborating with stakeholders, and engaging millions of visitors to support this effort during visits and while at home. We can all make a difference!

To read the full plan, "Green Parks Plan: Advancing Our Mission Through Sustainable Operations," open/download the pdf (7MB).

For more information, visit the NPS.gov main page for the Green Parks Plan at http://www.nps.gov/greenparksplan/

Did You Know?

Redman, pictured here, conducts his orchestra.  Photo courtesy of Todd Bolton.

Don Redman, "the little giant of Jazz," graduated from Storer College in 1920. Until his death in 1964, Redman continued to have a profound influence on the evolution, direction and development of this uniquely American art form.