NPLD Site Managers Guide
Your resource for planning and executing a successful National Public Lands Day Event
How to Use This guide
The National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) developed this guide to help new and returning site managers in plan and execute successful in-person National Public Lands Day (NPLD) events. It's packed with tools, templates, worksheets, and best practices that have been collected over the years from experienced NPLD site managers. Whether this is your first or your 30th NPLD, we hope this guide helps you get the most out of your National Public Lands Day celebration.
How did National Public Lands Day start? What is NEEF's involvement with NPLD? What other organizations make this event possible? This section provides a brief overview of NPLD.
Plan well for NPLD success. This section helps site managers with an action plan for site selection, permits, budget, and team.
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NPLD Site Manager Guide: Printable Version
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