Interior Launches Volunteer Network for America's Public Lands

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Big news for America's National Parks. Interior is one step closer to getting one million volunteers on America's public lands annually, thanks to a new partnership with American Express. They are investing five million dollars that will go toward building a volunteer network in 50 cities across the country, tripling the number of volunteers that help care for the parks. The Secretary will make the announcement today in New York City -- the first of these 50 cities. The first 11 cities in the network to be announced later this week. Find out more at


Interior is launching a new volunteer network that will triple the number of volunteers at national parks and bring the Department one step closer to 1 million volunteers a year on America's public lands.