Spring Gardening for All Ages

Looking for ways to get your children or students to become active outside this spring? Gardening is a great way to teach children ways they can enjoy the outdoors. Check out these gardening basics: Kids Gardening.

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2020 Great American Cleanup Extended Through June 30, 2020.

Based on recent updates on Coronavirus (Covid 19) from President Trump and Governor Hutchinson, the Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission encourages Spring Cleanup coordinators to assess their upcoming cleanup events for the health and safety of potential volunteers and determine if the event should be rescheduled for a later date.  We […]

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Community Beautification Lifts Spirits

Community beautification should be high on your agenda as a local leader or a neighborhood or community organization.  Simple projects range from planting some pretty flowers or shrubs to painting planters, benches, sign posts, or whatever is beginning to look a bit tired. Volunteer-led projects such as these are one […]

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Entry deadline approaching for Keep Arkansas Beautiful’s poster contest

Elementary teachers encouraged to enter classrooms in statewide contest The Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission (KAB) is accepting entries into this year’s Great American Cleanup Youth Poster Contest until Friday, Feb. 28. “This year, our youth poster contest winners will have their artwork displayed at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art’s […]

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Registration opens for Keep Arkansas Beautiful’s annual spring cleanup

Effort encourages local events statewide during national Great American Cleanup The Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission (KAB) invites Arkansans to join its spring cleanup campaign the Keep America Beautiful™ Great American Cleanup® in Arkansas. The Keep America Beautiful Great American Cleanup in Arkansas, organized and promoted statewide by KAB, starts March […]

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Keep Arkansas Beautiful announces new volunteer program manager

Robyn Taylor of Paron, Ark., has been promoted to volunteer program manager at the Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission (KAB) to manage the division’s volunteer engagement and educational programs. “Robyn’s motivation to increase KAB’s outreach across the state both in the classroom and out in the community is a representation of […]

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Cool Off with Low-impact Summertime Activities

With the abnormally cool weather we’ve seen in Arkansas this year, now’s the time to get out and enjoy all the state has to offer with low-impact water activities! Arkansas is home to some of the most beautiful rivers, lakes and waterways–here are a few ways to enjoy them while […]

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How to Improve Your Community Garden with a Tiller

 Image courtesy of www.Lowes.com Garden Tillers are essential for large areas in need of a makeover such as community gardens. These powerful machines can cut through fresh soil and loosen it into a brand new garden bed. When creating a new green space or overhauling a bleak pocket garden, the […]

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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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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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