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. Governors or mayors would recognize September 28, 2013 as the 20th Anniversary of National Public Lands Day and state their support for the goals of NPLD including, volunteerism, education, recreation and the protection of public lands.


2013 Presidential Proclamation

For the fifth year in a row, President Barack Obama issued a Presidential Proclamation declaring the nationwide recognition of National Public Lands Day. Read the 2013 Presidential Proclamation.


Presidential proclamations were also released in 20092010, 2011 and 2012


2013 Gubernatorial Proclamations

2013 Mayoral Proclamations

2012 Gubernatorial Proclamations

2012 Mayoral Proclamations