NEW JOB POSTING @ KRB:
THANKS TO ALL WHO CELEBRATED!
Annual Awards Gala was a huge success
We had a wonderful evening filled with melodies from Ekklipse Steelband and Upcycled art thanks to Hildee Ryan and Doris Laughton Smith. It was a terrific chance for us to honor some of the people and projects that have made the greatest impact!!
Stay tuned for pictures from the event…
FALL WATERWAYS CLEANUP WRAPS UP…
Thanks to everyone who got out there!
About KRB’s Fall Waterways Cleanup…
In the fall, we turn our focus to protecting the health of
our waterways…all while enjoying gorgeous fall foliage!
No waders required: we clean up in and around local waterways –
it’s a great way to earn community service hours.
All supplies/support from KRB for a safe & effective cleanup
This year’s Fall Waterways Cleanup made
possible through grants from:
Environmental Education Happenings…
Time to Schedule EARTH B.E.A.T!
Fun, Hands-on Environmental Education
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
We had four wonderful tours this year: Rockland Lake, Dutchtown, Haverstraw and the Tilcon West Nyack Quarry. Thanks to all Members and Non-Members who came along. We’re looking forward to seeing you at our events in 2016. Information coming soon!
RSVP / For Members & Non-Members: Please email the names of everyone in your group to email@example.com
2015 GREAT AMERICAN CLEANUP
While there aren’t any more Community Cleanup Events going on, you can always sign up to clean on your own (as an individual or group) – we’re always happy to equip you with everything you’ll need! TO REGISTER..
Thanks to all volunteers for cleaning up! Please be sure to report your CLEANUP RESULTS ASAP for a prompt garbage pickup.
To see PHOTOS from the entire cleanup season…
To read our “2015 GAC Highlights” report…
Thanks to all who came out for our Wrap Up Party!
We had a beautiful evening in Germonds Park to celebrate the success of this year’s Cleanup Campaign — made possible by our Partners, Sponsors and Volunteers.
The Great American Cleanup is only possible through the support of sponsors – local businesses, government agencies and organizations. This year’s top Campaign Sponsors:
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…
March 25, 2015 — “Legislature Passes Resolution Urging Voluntary Elimination of Single Use Plastic Shopping Bags “Say No to the Bag” Campaign Initiated by Nyack Retailer — Read more about this step in the right direction…
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…