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Great Outdoors Day of Service

The 2018 Great Outdoors Day of Service will take place June 15 in Washington, DC. The event will involve invasive species removal and related maintenance efforts at LBJ Memorial Grove.

A related event, focused on education and outreach about stewardship and outdoor recreation, will take place June 14 on Capitol Hill. More information to come!

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June is Great Outdoors Month: a nationally-recognized celebration of America's public lands and waters and the many ways to enjoy themThe Corps Network celebrates Great Outdoors Month with our National Great Outdoors Day of Service. Young adults from Corps across the country, as well as many friends and partners of the Corps movement, come to Washington, DC to participate in service projects at iconic parks throughout the Nation's Capital. The purpose of of this event is to:

  1. Inspire people to get outside and contribute to the preservation of America’s natural spaces. Hiking, biking, camping, fishing – so many outdoor activities would not be possible without proper stewardship of our park infrastructure and resources. All of us can pitch in to maintain the places and habitats that support our favorite activities.
  2. Raise awareness about the role of service and stewardship in protecting and improving public lands.
  3. Celebrate the service of the stewards who protect our natural treasures. 
  4. Make a Difference. We hope to make a dent in the backlog of maintenance projects at parks in the nation’s capital, helping our resource management partners focus on other priority projects.


We invite your sponsorship of The Corps Network Great Outdoors Day of Service. This is a great way to get involved in the Corps community and the national effort to engage more young adults and veterans in service on public lands.


Learn about 2017 Day of Service

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Learn about 2016 Day of Service

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Learn about 2015 Day of Service

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