Washington, DC – More than 170,000 volunteers are expected at more than 2,000 sites across the country and in U.S. territories on Saturday, September 24, to take part in National Public Lands Day (NPLD), the largest single-day volunteer effort for public lands in the United States.
Volunteers in every state will visit their favorite parks, beaches, wildlife preserves, or forests and chip in to help improve these treasured places that belong to all Americans. They will improve and restore the lands and facilities that Americans use for recreation, education, exercise and just plain enjoyment.
Washington, D.C. – Millions of students, teachers and scout leaders around the country are preparing to go back to school – and many are also planning a return to the outdoors. On Saturday, September 24th, more than 170,000 Americans will volunteer across the country on National Public Lands Day (NPLD). Students from elementary school to college are signing up to build trails, remove invasive plants and trash, paint signs, beautify landscapes, and more on America’s public lands.
Washington, D.C. – Families around the country will take advantage of America’s public lands this Fourth of July to exercise, relax and celebrate together. Every year, national, state and local parks, school yards and monuments offer free and low-cost opportunities for citizens to mark the nation’s Independence Day.
Washington, D.C. – As the school year draws to a close, students and parents are looking forward to a summer filled with activity and fun. Many of summer’s favorite activities take place on our nation’s public lands, the local parks and green spaces kids enjoy when the weather is warm and school is out.
Washington, D.C. – More than one billion people around the world will be participating in Earth Day activities on April 22, 2011.
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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 2012 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.