Northeast

This region includes Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, and the District of Columbia.
Discover maple leaves turning red in fall, blueberries growing wild, milkweed for monarch butterflies, and fireflies lighting up the woods at dusk.

Did You Know?

Sugar maple trees in New England give us almost 4 million gallons of maple syrup per year. It takes 40 gallons of sap to make one gallon of syrup!

Did You Know?

The 2,200-mile-long Appalachian Trail ends at Mt. Katahdin in Baxter State Park, Maine, a hot spot for plant diversity and citizen science, too.

Did You Know?

The largest natural area on the mid-Atlantic seaboard is the Pinelands National Reserve in New Jersey that also holds 17 trillion gallons of pure drinking water underground.

Did You Know?

The Chesapeake Bay is the nation’s largest estuary (where fresh and salt water mix) and is home to more than 3,700 species of plants and animals.

Did You Know?

The Adirondack Park in New York is three times the size of Yellowstone National Park and has more than 3,000 lakes, 30,000 miles of rivers and streams, and globally unique forests and wetlands.
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