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We welcome media inquires and our team responds promptly to journalist requests for interviews or information. 

Our team can assist on a variety of topics:
Environmental education, outdoor education, place-based-learning, sustainability, pediatric asthma, climate and mental health, climate change education, grants and initiatives promoting biodiversity, accessibility, education, and volunteerism on public lands, and National Public Lands Day (NEEF is the national coordinator of the event).

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About NEEF

The National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) is the nation’s leading organization in lifelong environmental learning, creating opportunities for people to experience and learn about the environment in ways that improve their lives and the health of the planet.
Congressionally chartered in 1990 as a 501c3 nonprofit to complement the work of the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), NEEF is a non-partisan, non-advocacy organization working to make the environment more accessible, relatable, relevant, and connected to people’s daily lives. 

Our program focus areas are K-12 Education, Conservation, and Health. 

Watch What We Do

Learn more about NEEF by watching our collection of videos about our work in K-12 education, health, and conservation.


The 2024 Biodiversity Conservation Grant Empowers Communities to Support Their Native Pollinators

NEEF is pleased to announce the awardees for the 2024 Biodiversity Conservation Grant: Enhancing Pollinator...

NEEF Announces 2024-2025 Awardees of Bureau of Land Management Greening STEM Grant

NEEF is proud to announce the awardees of the 2024-2025 Bureau of Land Management Greening STEM Grant.

Registration for National Public Lands Day 2024 Volunteer Events is Now Open

Registration is now officially open for volunteer events at the 31st annual National Public Lands Day (NPLD)...

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Below you'll find our social media channels. Please visit our  National Public Lands Day (#NPLD) promotional toolkit for more information on tags, posts, and photos for that event.

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These photos are available for use, provided that proper photo credit is given to the National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) and the specific photographer whose name is mentioned.

a group of volunteers stands together for a photo after a successful National Public Lands Day event
Photo by Jason Dixon Photography


2019 National Public Lands Day Event at Rock Creek Park in Washington, DC.

Young woman volunteering and planting native plants on National Public Lands Day
Photo by Bethany Birnie

2019 National Public Lands Day Event at Coldwater Spring in Saint Paul, Minnesota.

a group of young volunteers carries a large log on a trail during National Public Lands Day
Photo by Cut 'N' Run Productions

2022 National Public Lands Day and Student Conservation Association Alumni Event at Riverview Park in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania.