Resources

Washington D.C. Signature Site 2014

For the 21st anniversary celebration of NPLD, NEEF joined with Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens in Washington, D.C. On September 27, approximately 250 volunteers ranging from scout troops, area students and corporate volunteer groups participated in stewardship projects to beautify the park. The service event celebrated volunteerism and the importance of public lands for recreation and community health.

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2014 Photo Contest Entry

Faces & Places Photo Contest

Announcing the winners of our 14th annual photo contest, themed Faces & Places! We asked entrants to share their favorite places and the people they spend time with at these special spots.

We received some fanstastic entries from across the nation--32 states and more than 115 public lands were represented in this year's contest. Photos highlighted an array of activities and landscapes including volunteers planting milkweed to rehabilitate a butterfly habitat, a young boy and his grandfather enjoying wildflowers and friends going geocatching. Thanks to all who entered and showed us what they love about public lands!

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Customizable Square for NPLD 2014

Online Media Toolkit

Now that you have registered for NPLD 2014, use our new Online Media Toolkit to help spread the word about your event via your website, social media accounts, newsletters and more.

The National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) has designed logos and promotional graphics to generate more interest in your public land and highlight your area as being part of the more than 2,000 sites celebrating NPLD 2014.

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Cover of the 2014 Site Manual

Manual for Site Managers

Are you thinking of hosting a volunteer event for National Public Lands Day? We have simple tips to guide your event--from start to finish. Download our 2014 Manual for Site Managers for helpful suggestions and resources on how to plan your event, solicit donations and monetary support and advertise for volunteers.

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Media attended the 2011 event at MLK Jr. National Historical Site

Media Kit for Site Managers

The Media Kit is designed to help site managers and volunteer coordinators capitalize on the local media potential of National Public Lands Day projects and use social networks to recruit more volunteers and generate more attention.

 

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