The Grecutefamily_pearlriverat American Cleanup
kicks off on April 11th -
 Register Today!

From April through May, thousands of your friends and neighbors clean up and beautify Rockland during the Great American Cleanup. Their work is a huge boon to our waterways and overall environment. Here’s how you can join them! More Info

Want to reach out to all these volunteers and show your support? Please contact Susan Wilmink for details on available sponsorships: susan@keeprocklandbeautiful.org

TO VIEW PDF OF SPONSORSHIP INFO

To make ordering and sending a logo for a
banner, t-shirt, tote bag, etc. even easier, we now have
an online shopping cart and form for uploads.

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Calling All Students in 8th -12th Grades 

ENTER KRB’S VIDEO CONTEST 2015 

1-2 minute YouTube Video – First Prize $125
15 second Instagram Video – First Prize $75

Help inspire and educate others on the important role of the cleanup in keeping our streets, parks, and waterways clean. Let’s go viral! Deadline: May 15, 2015

FOR CONTEST DETAILS & ENTRY FORMS…

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“Rockland Underground” Tours

Kick-Off @ Rockland Lake – Postponed until Saturday, March 28th!

FREE for KRB Members / $20 for Non-Members / Free for Kids Under 5

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Details

For Members & Non-Members: Please RSVP by emailing the names of everyone in your group to info@keeprocklandbeautiful.org

Rockland Underground Tours

To Purchase Individual Tours…

Become A Member Now & Receive Entrance To All 4 Tours

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Environmental Education Happenings…

Eel Monitoring Kicks Off for 2015 / Volunteer Registration Form

Spring Workshops from Cornell Cooperative Extension

Eleanor Burlingham Earth Day Essay Contest

Workshop in Nyack on 3/19: Green Infrastructure 

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Thanks to All Who Participated in the Rockland P.L.U.S. Symposium  

Unfortunately, due to the impending snow, students and mentors who came together to exchange ideas at this year’s Rockland P.L.U.S. culminating symposium at RCC on March 20th only had very limited time together. To see some photographs from this year’s event and read more about this wonderful program

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Time to Schedule EARTH B.E.A.T!  

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Fun, Hands-on Environmental Education

Schedule Earth B.E.A.T. at Your School or Camp Today

Earth B.E.A.T. engages students in a day of fun, interactive activities focused on local ecology, waste reduction, water and energy conservation.  By participating in these Eco-Stations, students build knowledge about their community and the human-nature connection. They make meaningful connections to class curriculum and the NYS learning standards and are inspired to take simple steps to protect the environment.

Earth B.E.A.T. provides our students with motivating, relevant, interactive experiences to deepen their understanding and respect for our natural resources, as well as their role in caring for the earth! …students have fun while learning important lessons!“

Francine Cuccia, Principal, Link Elementary World School

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Say No To The Bag

 Say No to the Bag Campaign

Isn’t it time to stop using plastic bags once and then throwing them away? In fact, do we really need to use them at all? Most plastic bags are used once and then discarded. Yes, really!

So Maria Luisa Whittingham of Nyack is leading the charge to get people to simply pause…and ask:

As a merchant, employee, or volunteer in a retail setting: “Did you bring your own bag today?” If no,”Will you need a bag today?”

As a consumer: “I pledge to forego a bag and bring my own bag when shopping”

Sound like a simple and reasonable idea? Then sign this petition to let the world know…

 Say No to the Bag Campaign

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