States, cities and towns can show their support for National Public Lands Day by issuing proclamations. 

A proclamation is a letter signed by the governor or mayor that declares a particular day in support of an action, cause or policy.

We are currently requested proclamations for this year's National Public Lands Day event, which will take place on Saturday, September 27. For additional information, please contact us at [email protected].

Below are the governors and mayors that recognized Saurday, September 28, 2013 as the 20th Anniversary of National Public Lands Day and Saturday, September 29, 2012 as National Public Lands Day. These states illustrated their supported for the goals of NPLD including, volunteerism, education, recreation and the protection of public lands.


2013 Presidential Proclamation

2013 marked the fifth year in a row that President Barack Obama issued a Presidential Proclamation declaring the nation-wide recognition of National Public Lands Day. Read the 2013 Presidential Proclamation.

Presidential proclamations were also released in 20092010, 2011 and 2012

2014 Gubernatorial Proclamations

2014 Mayoral Proclamations

2013 Gubernatorial Proclamations

2013 Mayoral Proclamations

2012 Gubernatorial Proclamations

2012 Mayoral Proclamations