The Big Idea

The Centennial of the National Park Service in 2016 provides an historic opportunity to launch a decadal effort to bring America’s “best idea” to where it is most urgently needed now — our ocean.

“No water, no life. No blue, no green.”

Education & Interpretation

Storytelling, interpretation & education tools are powerful resources to expand knowledge & prompt action


  • Shadowing historical success of imagery in galvanizing action in the Hayden Yellowstone expedition, and with the ocean as our frontier, we will act as modern day Jacksons to inspire new designations of “Blue Parks”
  • The wide variety of digital media tools and education platforms creates unprecedented opportunities for people from all disciplines and backgrounds to share observations and personal narratives with global audiences
  • Storytelling, interpretation & education tools are powerful resources to expand knowledge & prompt action