Take part in a record-setting cleanup for "largest garbage collection" as 50,000 volunteers pick up trash along California's coastline.
Spot migrating birds and the year-round feathered residents to help the park keep track of who is who.
Use your keen eyesight and counting skills to help the park collect data on butterflies fluttering around Montezuma Well.
Kick off autumn in the dunes with family-friendly apple fun while helping with the restoration of the orchards at Chellburg Farm.
In commemoration of the end of World War II, step back into the early 1940s to get a glimpse of life on the home front and military camps.
Celebrate the rich culture of the Smokies with regional music and demonstrations on making home necessities and food.
For National Public Lands Day, join a volunteer cleanup of the lands around the river, fort, and lighthouse.
Rehabilitate bird boxes, meet researchers with raptors, and take a guided bird hike in Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge along the river.
Lend a hand to your public lands by helping remove graffiti, trash, and invasive species from the beaches of Lake Powell.
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Last updated: September 11, 2018