National Mall Tidal Basin, Washington, DC

photo by: Sam Kittner

Save the Tidal Basin

The National Mall Tidal Basin is threatened by rising sea levels and deferred maintenance. Join our campaign to ensure this 107-acre landscape is preserved for future generations.

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“There was only one Washington, only one tidal basin.... But what is the proper price for an irreplaceable thing?”

— Nathaniel Alexander Owings