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    National Public Lands Day 2020 Impact

    This year, NPLD needed to look a little different. While public land sites were still be able to register in-person events, NEEF focused on supporting innovative virtual events designed to engage volunteers and connect people to public lands from the safety and comfort of their homes.

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    Environmental Education at Home

    Looking for fun and educational activities you and your family can do around the home? NEEF has gathered a list of activity guides and online resources to keep kids interested and engaged in environmental education during this difficult time.

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  • We envision a world in which people's everyday actions are guided by an understanding and concern for the well-being of their fellow humans and the planet. We are committed to achieving this by standing in solidarity with Black and African Americans...

    NEEF Statement on Racial Inequity

    At NEEF, our mission is to make the environment more accessible, relatable, relevant, and connected to the daily lives of all Americans, and we abide by this commitment in our programs and culture.

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NEEF Announces Awardees of NPS-21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) Greening STEM Grant

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NEEF is proud to announce the six awardees of the NPS-21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) Greening Stem Grant. The  grants are part of a collaborative partnership between NEEF, the National Park Service (NPS) and the US Department of Education (ED) to deliver STEM programming that engages youth from underresourced and/or underrepresented communities using NEEF’s Greening STEM model.

NEEF Partners with Samsung for a Second Year of Climate Superstars

Teacher Amy Truemper and her 7th and 8th grade Climate Superstars at Bednarcik Junior High in Aurora, Illinois

NEEF, through a partnership with Samsung and the EPA's ENERGY STAR® program, is pleased to announce the return of the popular Climate Superstars Challenge this October. Climate Superstars is a 10-day online eco-challenge exclusively for middle school classrooms (grades 6-8) that teaches students about the environment and how they can take an active role in caring for its future.

NEEF Announces Awardees for Second Round of Restoration & Resilience Grants

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NEEF is proud to announce the awardees for the second round of Restoration & Resilience Grants for 2020. With major support from Toyota Motor North America, this grant totaling $75,000 assists nonprofits conducting restoration and community engagement projects on public lands throughout the U.S. that have been impacted by natural disasters.

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