September 27: National Public Lands Day -- NPCA will be helping out and recruiting volunteers for events at Greenbelt Park in MD and Shenandoah National Park in VA. Contact Pam Goddard (email@example.com) for more details or to RSVP. See "Partner Events" below for other parks in our region offering NPLD activities this year.
October 2: See America at DOI -- view a collection of "See America" artwork celebrating our national parks at the Interior Museum during an event sponsored by NPCA and Creative Action Network, Washington, D.C.; contact Katherine McKinney (firstname.lastname@example.org).
October 5: Fort Hunt Community Day -- join others in the community and help preserve, protect, and enhance this national asset along the Potomac River; contact Ed Stierli (email@example.com).
October 25: Fort McHenry Field Day -- spend a beautiful fall Saturday with NPCA at the historic Fort McHenry; contact Ed Stierli (firstname.lastname@example.org).
November 1: Reclaim the Cove -- take part in a cleanup of this family farm and adjacent park. Oxon Cove Park, Washington, D.C., and Oxon Hill Farm, Oxon Hill, MD; contact Ed Stierli (email@example.com).
National Public Lands Day 2014 will be celebrated at parks across the country on Saturday, September 27. In the Mid-Atlantic Region, some of the parks participating include:
District of Columbia
Fort Dupont Park
National Mall and Memorial Parks
Rock Creek Park
Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park
Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine
Fort Washington Park
Hampton National Historic Site
Monocacy National Battlefield
Oxon Cove Park and Oxon Hill Farm
Arlington National Cemetery
Blue Ridge Parkway
Great Falls Park
Manassas National Battlefield Park
Prince William Forest Park
Shenandoah National Park
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
Stay updated on newly registered sites and find out how to volunteer at any of the parks above here.
National Public Lands Day at Greenbelt Park
September 27, 2014
Join park lovers of all ages at Greenbelt Park during this year’s National Public Lands Day on September 27. Help clear trails, clean up campground and playground areas, assemble picnic tables, and spruce up the park for fall.
FREE reception to “See America” at the Department of Interior Museum
October 2, 2014
Fall is the perfect time to see America, and NPCA and Creative Action Network (CAN) are making it easier than ever with an exclusive after-hours event at the Department of the Interior Museum in D.C.