Connecting people to the Environment
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.
To cultivate an environmentally conscious and responsible public
To make the environment more accessible, relatable, relevant, and connected to the daily lives of all Americans
That people’s everyday actions are guided by an understanding and concern for the well-being of people and the planet
Congressionally chartered in 1990 as a 501(c)(3) 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.
TRUSTWORTHY & IMPACTFUL
NEEF is proud to have been evaluated and honored by the following institutions.
Celebrating three decades of conservation and community engagement, the 30th annual National Public Lands Day...
In commemoration of National Public Lands Day (NPLD), the Department of Defense (DoD), through the Office of...
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Fostering a sense of stewardship through education and engagement on America's public lands