Honoring our Veterans
Every year, our nation's public lands welcome thousands of veterans and active-duty servicemen and women who find places to recreate, recover and help restore mind and body. This Veterans Day, the US Department of the Interior asked veterans and active-duty military members to share their photos of America's public lands. And now we're proud to share them with you. Watch.
Take a Second!
Watch the winning videos of the Take a Second Energy Video Contest to learn simple, creative and informative ways to save energy. Congratulations to the Grand Prize Winners, Honorable Mentions, and all of the finalists! Learn more.
National Public Lands Day!
On September 27, over 175,000 volunteers participated on National Public Lands Day, the nation’s largest single-day volunteer effort for public lands. Special thanks to all who participated, and those who shared your experience online using #NPLD. Learn more.
David Kiser Appointed to NEEF’s Board
David Kiser, Vice President, Environment, Health, Safety and Sustainability for International Paper Company, joins NEEF’s Board of Directors. Learn more.
Sustainability & Employee Engagement Report
The third edition of the Greenbiz Group Employee Engagement survey has been released. The survey, which began in 2008 in partnership with NEEF, examines corporate environmental and sustainability education initiatives. In the most recent survey results, 73 percent of respondents indicated that their company is educating employees about its corporate sustainability goals. Learn more.
Richard C. Bartlett Award
Congratulations to the 2014 Richard C. Bartlett Award winner, Laura Wilbanks, for her outstanding achievement in integrating environmental education into the classroom. The Richard C. Bartlett Award is jointly awarded by NEEF and the US Environmental Protection Agency, and is supported by The Bartlett Foundation. Learn more.
My Earth Changing Moments
My Earth Changing Moments is a campaign to collect photo, video or written stories of the “aha” moments people experience that forever connect them to the environment. Share your story and inspire others to share their own! Learn more.
New National Survey Findings are Good News for the Environment
New National Survey Findings are Good News for the Environment: 65 million Americans care about and take actions for the environment, and more Americans are receptive to learning more and doing more. Learn more.
Extreme weather and climate change are identified as the environmental issues that most people are familiar with.
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