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NEEF Awards Hands on the Land Mini-Grants

Today, NEEF (National Environmental Education Foundation), in collaboration with Partners in Resource Education, announced the 22 recipients of the Hands on the Land (HOL) mini-grants. The grants, totaling $75,000, support high quality field-based environmental education and STEM programming on federal public lands.

Largest Volunteer Day for Public Lands Boasts 2,500 Events Nationwide

On September 26th, almost 200,000 volunteers from across the country converged at 2,500 sites across the nation for National Public Lands Day (NPLD), the nation’s largest single-day volunteer effort for public lands. Hosted by NEEF (National Environmental Education Foundation), NPLD events included environmental stewardship activities such as trail restoration, planting trees and shrubs and collecting litter, as well as educational and recreational activities such as kayaking, birding and camping.