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.
2014 Presidential Proclamation
2014 marks the sixth year in a row that President Barack Obama issued a Presidential Proclamation declaring the nation-wide recognition of National Public Lands Day. Read and download a copy of the 2014 Presidential Proclamation.
2014 Dear Colleague Letters
Each year, NEEF requests members of the Senate and House of Representatives sign a Dear Colleague Letter about National Public Lands Day. Once signed, this letter is distributed to their colleagues in Congress. Here are the 2014 letters
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Volunteer with Friends Groups
Friends Groups are local nonprofit organizations that support public lands. Many Friends Groups lead volunteer events to restore parks, green spaces and community gardens. Learn more about the over 200 Friends Groups that participated in National Public Lands Day 2013 and how you can get involved.
NPLD Supports Let’s Move Outside
Participating in NPLD is a great way to get the recommended 60 minutes of daily activity, while you lend a hand for public lands. Learn more about Let’s Move Outside and how NPLD is involved in the national movement.