Provide public lands leaders with training to become strong advocates and make a difference in their communities.

Strengthen national initiatives and policies to support the preservation and enjoyment of public lands.

Bring advocates to Washington, DC to affect positive change and protect the lands we love.

Stand Up for Public Lands

Conservation starts with community. Many of our nation’s parks, refuges, forests, and conservation areas are protected and preserved by nonprofit partner organizations, which are led by passionate local volunteers.

Community leaders are uniquely positioned to inform elected officials and policy makers about the real needs of our treasured landscapes and historic sites, but they do not always have the resources to be effective champions.

PLA established the Our Voices, Our Lands Fund to mobilize these local experts as a powerful community of advocates for America's public lands. Contributions to the Our Voices, Our Lands Fund will:

"It's empowering to know we're being represented so well at a national level." - PLA Member

When it comes to America's public lands, we all have a stake in their future.

Support Our Voices, Our Lands

Learn more about PLA's advocacy work in this video: