Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission’s tiller grant program closing soon

Community groups, beautification committees encouraged to apply LITTLE ROCK (July 25, 2017) – Only one week remains for community gardening groups to apply for the Keep Arkansas Beautiful Troy-Bilt Colt FT Garden Tiller grant. The grant will be awarded to an organization that is currently managing any type of community […]

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Great American Cleanup in Arkansas collects nearly 7 million pounds of trash

LITTLE ROCK (July 11, 2017) – Volunteers participating in the Keep America Beautiful Great American Cleanup in Arkansas, a three month-long event promoted by the Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission (KAB), removed 6.9 million pounds of litter and bulky waste during the statewide cleanup effort. The Great American Cleanup in Arkansas […]

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How to Have Litter-Free Summer Fun

Whether it’s a holiday celebration, an outing with friends or a family reunion, chances are you’ll enjoy more than one picnic this summer. Arkansas, known across the country for its natural beauty, is the perfect place for picnicking. There are places to stop and enjoy nature all over the state. […]

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Stay Green During Great Outdoors Month

June is Great Outdoors Month, the perfect time to explore Arkansas! Arkansas’ green spaces are bursting with adventures to share with those willing to discover them. Outdoor enthusiasts can find hundreds of miles of hiking, boating, backpacking and trails to explore in Arkansas. Delta Heritage Trail State Park, a rails-to-trail green […]

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Great American Cleanup in Arkansas continues through May

Great American Cleanup in Arkansas continues through May Volunteers needed for 24 local events planned around state this month LITTLE ROCK (May 8, 2017) – Arkansans committed to cleaning up their community to enhance its appearance, inspire civic pride and attract tourism can still volunteer in local Keep America Beautiful […]

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Traveling Green

Devil’s Den State Park courtesy of ArkansasStateParks.com With more and more tourists crossing the globe each year, it is more important than ever for travelers to minimize their individual impact on Earth’s natural resources. Many people hear the words “green travel” or “ecotourism” and imagine someone backpacking through Cambodia or […]

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Attract Migrating Birds With Native Plants

(This content has been sourced from Audubon Native Plant Database) Nothing quite says spring like sprouting plants and migrating birds. By growing native plants, you will give birds the food and shelter they need, help fight climate change, conserve precious water resources—and see more birds in the process! Search our […]

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Gardening to a Greener Community

April is National Keep America Beautiful Month, National Volunteer Month and National Garden Month. What better time to hone your gardening skills and volunteer on a community greening project than during a beautiful spring April here in The Natural State! The benefits to gardening are all around you. Keep reading […]

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Thea Foundation gallery displays cleanup art

Artwork of Youth Poster Contest winners and honorable mentions will be shown April 10-14 NORTH LITTLE ROCK (April 6, 2017) – Student artwork conveying messages about keeping Arkansas clean and green will be displayed April 10-14 at the Thea Foundation gallery in downtown North Little Rock. The artwork includes winners […]

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