A veteran organization, the Alliance for the Great Lakes has been caring for our inland seas since 1970. From policy to education to on-the-ground efforts, the Alliance works in every niche to ensure that the world’s largest freshwater resource is well-protected for generations to come.
Day to Serve began in 2012 as a collaboration between the governors of Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and the mayor of the District of Columbia. The event unites people of all faiths, races, cultures and backgrounds with the shared goal of helping those in need and improving communities where we live through service projects.
SOLVE is a non-profit organization that brings together individuals, business groups, and service and conservation groups through volunteering and education to restore our natural spaces and take good care of this great state of which we are all so proud. Our mission is to bring Oregonians together to improve our environment and build a legacy of stewardship. SOLVE facilitates Oregonians of all kinds coming together to volunteer, focusing on beach and illegal dump cleanup, planting native trees, removing invasive plants, and other environmental maintenance projects.
Initially formed as the Appalachian Trail Conference in 1925 the Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC) is a non-profit organization that serves to “preserve and manage the Appalachian Trail – ensuring that its vast natural beauty and priceless cultural heritage can be shared and enjoyed today, tomorrow, and for centuries to come.” Through a historic legacy of volunteer support the Appalachian Trail (AT) was not only brought from concept to reality in 1931, but has continued to thrive and flourish for 78 years.
Boy Scouts are invited to participate in National Public Lands Day and give back to the public lands they love.