News & Highlights

Highlights from NPLD 2014

Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens

Thanks to more than 175,000 volunteers across the country that made a difference on National Public Lands Day on September 27. Check out social media highlights and pictures from the day’s events on Storify.

Volunteers: Making National Public Lands Day What It Is

Without the hundreds of thousands of volunteers who contribute their time and energy on the last Saturday of September each year, National Public Lands Day would not be what it is.

Volunteer on Military Lands

Planting vegetation at Naval Support Activity, Hampton Roads

Did you know there are military lands that are open to the public for recreation and education? Check them out – and give back with some volunteer service!

NPLD Milestones

NPLD 2010 at BLM California Site

We’re celebrating National Public Lands Day for the 21st time this year! Across the country, you will find clean-up projects, educational activities and games to enjoy and celebrate this treasured day. To honor this anniversary, we took a look back at some of NPLD's most important milestones. Check out our progress as we look forward to what’s ahead in the coming decades!

National EE Week

EE Week

Students and educators around the country are taking part in National Environmental Education Week (EE Week) 2014 throughout April with learning focused on how the STEM fields, specifically engineering, can be used to solve some of today’s biggest environmental problems, leading to sustainable solutions for a healthier planet and healthier people.