Volunteers at a BLM site for NPLD 2014

NPLD Site Manager Resources Now Available!

Check out the manual for site managers, volunteer certificates and more!

Volunteers at a public land

Apply for a Capacity Building Grant

Apply for up to $5,000 in funding. Applications due October 30.

Environmental Science students volunteering at Yuma East Wetlands in Arizona

Registration Opens for #NPLD 2015

Celebrate public lands with us on Saturday, Sept. 26. Register your site today.

My Earth Changing Moments

Share Your Earth Changing Moments

How does nature inspire you? Tell us about your moments. 

News & Highlights

NPLD Site Manager Resources Are Now Available!

Ranger Doug addresses NPLD volunteers at Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens

Are you planning a National Public Lands Day event? The National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) has compiled step-by-step resources to help you make your NPLD event one for the books. Get tips on planning activities, creating communications plans, tips for online media, recruiting volunteers and much more! 

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Federal Fee-Free Coupons

Lilies in Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens in Washington, D.C.

National Public Lands Day partners with five federal land management agencies to provide a special thank-you to their volunteers. Each volunteer who participates in a National Public Lands Day 2015 site at Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service or USDA Forest Service lands may receive a fee-free coupon.

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  • NPLD in Your State Park

    If your state park system is looking to attract new volunteers and inspire the community to further connect with natural and cultural resources in your state, consider participating in NPLD 2015. National Public Lands Day is the nation’s largest single-day volunteer effort for America’s public lands. September 26 marks the 22nd annual celebration and we'd love you to join in.

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  • 20 Ideas for Free & Low-Cost Summer Fun for Families on Public Lands

    Summer is here and many families are looking for fun outdoor activities that are free or low-cost. The following are 20 ideas we recommend adding to your summer fun to-do list. Of course, all of them are available via our public lands!


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