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NEEF Earns Coveted 4-Star Rating From Charity Navigator

Charity Navigator: Four Star Charity

The National Environmental Education Foundation’s (NEEF) strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator.

NEEF’s 25th National Public Lands Day Spurs Year-Round Stewardship

National Public Lands day 2018 at Big Thicket National Preserve

On Saturday, September 22, volunteers pitched in on public lands throughout the country and at sites in all 50 states as part of the 25th annual National Public Lands Day (NPLD). Organized each year by the National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF), National Public Lands Day promotes the connection between people and the environment by inviting everyone to get outside.

NEEF President and CEO Diane W. Wood Announces Retirement

Dear colleagues and friends of NEEF:

We write to inform you that Diane Wood, NEEF's President and CEO, has decided to retire after 12 years as head of the organization.  While we would have been delighted if Diane had decided to remain in her position longer, we support her decision as she plans to embark on what she refers to as her "gap year" to spend time enjoying her family and friends on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean.

NEEF & Nickelodeon Kick Off 2017 Partnership at Pacific Marine Mammal Center

Nickelodeon Seals at Park

Organizations Join Forces to Encourage Kids to be Environmental Ambassadors and Promote Environmental Stewardship in Communities Across the U.S.

LAGUNA BEACH, CA – Today, NEEF (National Environmental Education Foundation) and Nickelodeon’s “Get Dirty!” environmental initiative, kicked off its partnership with an Earth Day activation featuring  Nickelodeon’s Game Shakers cast (Cree Cicchino, Madisyn Shipman, Benjamin Flores Jr. and Thomas Kuc) who lent a hand at the Pacific Marine Mammal Center (PMMC) as “Get Dirty!” ambassadors for the day.

Kevin Butt Appointed to NEEF Board of Directors

Toyota’s North American Environmental Sustainability Programs Regional Environmental Director Joins National Board 

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, NEEF (National Environmental Education Foundation), announced the appointment of Kevin Butt to its Board of Directors.