Largest annual one-day volunteer event across federal lands

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National Public Lands Day is this Saturday September 23, so break out your favorite hiking boots and join your friends and neighbors in giving back to our public lands and communities!

Held every year on the fourth Saturday in September since 1994, National Public Lands Day is the year’s largest one-day volunteer event across federal lands. It celebrates the relationship between people and nature, inspires environmental advocacy, and encourages the use of open space for education, recreation, and health benefits.

Show your love for the great outdoors by getting outside this weekend to explore your naturehood and consider volunteering to give back to the lands that give so much to us all!
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There are so many ways to give back. Learn about all the ways you can help conserve and preserve public lands with these federal agencies:
Volunteer with the National Park Service
Volunteer with the U.S. Forest Service
Volunteer with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Volunteer with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services
Volunteer with the Bureau of Land Management
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Recreate Responsibly in the great outdoors by following the Leave No Trace principles to preserve and protect our public lands for generations to come.
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