Friends Groups and Local Nonprofit Partners
National Public Lands Day wouldn’t be as successful without the partnership of numerous nonprofit Friends Groups that participate each year. Friends Groups organize a significant percentage of National Public Lands Day volunteer work events.
Many groups participate in NPLD and help make the day a success. Read a list of the nature centers, clubs, gardens and organizations that host or support NPLD events.
The mission of the Friends of Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites is to partner with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, business and community leaders and Georgians across the state to promote, preserve and support Georgia’s state parks and historic sites.
The Branch Brook Park Alliance (BBPA) has worked with the Essex County Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs since 1999 to restore and revitalize the historic Essex County Branch Brook Park in Newark, NJ.
Carson Valley Trails Association (CVTA) was formed after local residents of the Carson Valley noticed the loss of open space and trails to development. Since its creation in 1994, CVTA has partnered with federal and local government agencies to ensure the protection and creation of trails throughout the region.