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2016 NPLD Department of Defense Legacy Award Grantees

NEEF's National Public Lands Day (NPLD) is the nation's largest, single-day volunteer effort for public lands. The NPLD DoD Legacy Award offered funding of up to $6,500 for volunteer-based work projects on DoD sites that meet all eligibility requirements. Examples of funded projects include, but were not limited to, the following:

  • tree and native vegetation planting;
  • invasive plant removal;
  • trash and debris cleanup;
  • wildlife habitat improvement and restoration activities;
  • pollinator garden development;
  • wetland, streamside, or shoreline restoration and erosion control;
  • trail building and maintenance;
  • restoration of culturally and historically significant areas, buildings, and structures.

Funds were awarded to the following organizations:

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