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Honoring the Indigenous Heritage of Public Lands
Throughout the United States, the stories and heritage of Indigenous Americans frequently intersects with the geography, history, and culture of national parks. Today, many national parks remain...
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Healthy Environments Give Kids a Healthy Start
The environment can have a big impact on our health and this is especially true for kids. Children and infants are at higher risk of being impacted by pollution or other environmental factors that...
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The Benefits of Bats: Thinking Beyond Halloween
Bats play an important role in ecosystems around the world, year-round. Today, bat populations are in decline due to loss of habitat and disease, putting those ecosystems at risk.
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Building Community During Latino Conservation Week
From hikes in nature to community discussions and film screenings, Latino Conservation Week activities promote community-based conservation efforts and provide volunteer opportunities for Latinos to...
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Take It Outside: Nature-Based Education During the Pandemic
In schools across the country, nature-based education has shifted—and thrived—during the COVID-19 pandemic, providing students with a much-needed connection to the outdoors and a new perspective on...
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The California Condor: A Lesson in Wildfire Resilience
The California Condor has an inspiring conservation story but now the species in facing a new and growing threat with wildfires.
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NPLD 2021 Highlighted Site Sponsorship Winners
With generous support from Toyota Motor North America, the National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) is providing up to $1,000 in funding to support innovative events during this year’s...
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Nature for all webinar series, engaging underrepresented communities in the outdoors
Nature for All: Engaging Underrepresented Communities in the Outdoors
For over 25 years, the National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) has coordinated National Public Lands Day (NPLD) , the nation's largest single-day volunteer effort for America’s public...
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Stay Safe in the Sun and Heat This Summer
To stay safe while chasing the sunshine, balance the benefits of getting outdoors with the need to protect yourself from ultraviolet (UV) radiation.
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