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 Friends of Florida State Parks, Inc., (FFSP) is a nonprofit citizen support organization formed in support of the entire Florida State Park system. FFSP works with over 83 state park and trails groups and more than 6,500 volunteers to provide support to the state park system by supplementing state funding and staff resources.
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.