Rock Creek Park Signature Event 2011

On September 24, 2011, approximately 200 volunteers came out to Rock Creek Park in Washington, DC for National Public Lands Day. They cleared trail and removed invasive species. Afterwards, volunteers attended a recreation and health fair at the Rock Creek Park nature center, which featured guest speakers including Surgeon General Dr. Regina Benjamin.

NEEFcast Episode 1: Life-long Learning

In the inaugural episode of NEEF's new education podcast, we'll take a look at the big picture, sharing how NEEF looks to connect people to environmental knowledge and talking with educators in the field to learn what benefits they have seen in their EE activities. Hear from Diane Wood, President of NEEF, about NEEF's work and how she first took interest in the field.

2018 Hands on the Land Mini-Grants - NOW CLOSED

The National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF), in partnership with PRE (Partners in Resource Education) will award a total of $65,000 to Hands on the Land (HOL) Network sites to support their efforts to deliver high-quality placed-based environmental education and STEM programming that is aligned with national K-12 education standards.

US Forest Service Grant for National Public Lands Day

The National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) and U.S. Forest Service are offering a total of $15,000 in grant funds for U.S. Forest Service partners who support Forest Service sponsored National Public Lands Day (NPLD) projects. The goal of NPLD is to improve the quality of public lands and to educate the public about natural resource issues and stewardship.

NEEF 2014 Annual Report

The National Environmental Education Foundation’s 2014 annual report highlights our vision, key accomplishments, and finances.

What are Invasive Species?

Wherever you are in the country, there are plants that have evolved to survive under the given growing conditions, and chances are, there are some that have moved in more recently.  Check out this activity guide for more information.

What is Biodiversity?

Biodiversity is the variety of animals and plants and habitats found on this planet. It is important everywhere, from your backyard to a National Park, biodiversity plays an important role in maintaining healthy ecosystems.  Check out this activity guide for more information.