Site Manager Resources

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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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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 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. The 2014 Media Kit will be available soon.

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2013 Webinar Schedule

During the summer leading up to the 20th Anniversary of National Public Lands Day, three free webinars were offered. They covered a range of topics, including marketing NPLD events through social and traditional media, friends groups and how to organize NPLD events.

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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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