Site Manager Resources

Cover of the 2015 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 2015 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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Group gardening.

Volunteer Appreciation Certificates

Volunteers work hard on National Public Lands Day to protect and revitalize public lands. Why not say "thank you" for their efforts by giving each volunteer a certificate of appreciation.

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Getting the Word Out: NPLD Communications Tools Webinar on August 21, 2013

In the Getting the Word Out: NPLD Communications Tools webinar, orignally broadcast on August 21, 2013, we reviewed tactics and tools site managers can use to get the word out about local NPLD events. Participants learned how to get the most out of the NPLD Media Toolkit, free promotional materials and more. Webinar hosts Carissa Poroko and Michelle Weber of Tricom Associates, Chicago also reviewed how to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of NPLD. A full replay is below.
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Lilies in Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens in Washington, D.C.

Federal Fee-Free Coupons

National Public Lands Day partners with five federal land management agencies to provide a special thank-you to their volunteers. Each volunteer who participates in a National Public Lands Day 2015 site at Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service or USDA Forest Service lands may receive a fee-free coupon.

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Washington D.C. Signature Site 2014

For the 21st anniversary celebration of NPLD, NEEF joined 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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