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Fee Free Days Provide Free Admission to National Parks and More
Several federal land management agencies announced fee-free days for 2022, including National Public Lands Day (NPLD) on September 24. A "fee-free day" is when forests, parks, refuges, and rangelands...
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Break the Cycle to Improve Children’s Environmental Health
Children who grow up with social and economic disadvantages are at greater risk for exposure to harmful environmental factors that lead to pediatric asthma and other adverse health and developmental...
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Celebrate Small Parks During National Park Week
Celebrate National Park Week 2022 by exploring lesser-known alternatives to some of the country’s most popular—and crowded—National Park Service sites.
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What is Corporate Social Responsibility and Why is it Important?
Corporate social responsibility means that a company is operating in a way that is beneficial to society and the environment. This primer on CSR can help you support companies that are aligned with...
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Healthy Soil Helps Your Garden Grow
Keeping our soil healthy is more important than ever. Learn about soil health during National Garden Month each April. The health of soil, plants, and pollinators are interconnected.
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Spring Into Environmental Education This April
Celebrate environmental education all month long in April with activities that bring Earth Day, Arbor Day, and much more into the classroom.
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NEEF Announces Awardees for 2021-2022 BLM and FS Greening STEM Grants
WASHINGTON, DC—The National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) is proud to announce the awardees of the 2021-2022 NEEF Greening STEM Grant. This is the second round of grants provided under a...
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Volcanoes on Public Lands Make Environmental STEM a Blast
Explore geology in action on public lands at the National Park Service’s 84 sites with volcanic resources. Bring environmental and place-based education into the classroom with these environmental...
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Celebrate National Groundwater Awareness Week For Your Health
Groundwater is an important source of drinking water for millions of Americans. Celebrate National Groundwater Awareness Week by learning why clean water is important for your health.
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