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Volunteers at the Office of the Chief of the Army Reserve
2019 Department of Defense Legacy Award Recipients
Grants totaling $150,000 will be used towards volunteer and educational activities that restore America’s forests, promote healthy activity and teach participants how to protect the sustainability of...
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Forest canopy at Rock Creek Park
Rock Creek Park Named NPLD 2019 Signature Site
Each year, the National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) partners with a public lands site to host the National Public Lands Day (NPLD) Signature Event. This event provides opportunities for...
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Ecologist at a riverbank
Preparing High School and College Students for a Career in Environmental Science
Your children might already have their eye on an environmental science career in areas such as sustainability, environmental protection, clean energy, climate adaptation, or coastal management. They’...
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Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens Volunteers during NPLD
What to Expect at Your First NPLD Event
Congrats on registering for your first National Public Lands Day (NPLD)! You’ll be joining hundreds of thousands of volunteers at NPLD , held this year on Saturday, September 28, 2019. Now what? If...
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Family preparing a plan together
Make and Practice Your Hurricane Plan
If a hurricane hits, are you ready for it? In the midst of hurricane season (June 1 to November 30), it’s smart to think about your family’s safety by making hurricane preparations. Perfect timing!...
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Harpeth Volunteers: Trail Building at Harpeth River State Park
Tennessee State Parks Offer Unlimited Possibilities
At Tennessee State Parks we believe in the power of nature. We believe that having outdoor spaces where we can all escape and enjoy nature is an important part of a healthy society. With 56 parks...
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Carrie Richardson, Park Manager
Top 10 Tips to Rally NPLD Volunteers
Need some inspiration to generate some buzz before and during your upcoming National Public Lands Day (NPLD) event? NEEF reached out to a few experienced NPLD event organizers and asked them to share...
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US Army Corps of Engineers: Recreation Projects
US Army Corps of Engineers Recreation – Closer Than You Think!
Many people know about the outdoor recreation opportunities offered by our nation’s wildlife refuges, national parks and forests, but most do not know that the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)...
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A Bike Your Park Day group rode their bikes 10 miles each way
Bike Your Park on National Public Lands Day
Thousands of people throughout the United States will explore parks and public lands by bicycle on the same day— Bike Your Park Day on Saturday, September 28. September 28 is also National Public...
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