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Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s iconic community improvement nonprofit organization, presented Keep Irving Beautiful with its 2018 President’s Circle Award recognition at Keep America Beautiful’s recent National Conference, which took place in Baltimore, Maryland. The President’s... - March 22, 2019 - Keep Irving Beautiful
The Irving-based All Things Made New mentoring program recently partnered with Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) to make and donate four no-sew blankets. A total of 17 youth program members and six adult mentors worked together to make the blankets—providing 23 hours of volunteer service. The blankets... - March 21, 2019 - Keep Irving Beautiful
Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) is sponsoring the “Don’t Mess with Texas Trash-Off,” part of the state’s signature event for the nationwide “Great American Cleanup” program, and a partnership with Keep Texas Beautiful and the Texas Department of Transportation. Irving... - March 13, 2019 - Keep Irving Beautiful
The new study, produced by Siglo Group in partnership with the Texas Land Trust Council, quantifies the value of lands and conservation easements that have been conserved by or with assistance from the Texas land trust community. The study found that the lands put into conservation with the help of Texas land trusts are estimated to provide more than $1 billion in benefits to Texas taxpayers each year. - March 07, 2019 - Texas Land Trust Council
Keep Irving Beautiful received the Sustained Excellence Award in the population category 100,001 – 250,000 at Keep America Beautiful’s recent National Awards Ceremony. The award was presented during Keep America Beautiful’s National Conference in Baltimore, Maryland.
Keep Irving Beautiful... - March 07, 2019 - Keep Irving Beautiful
Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) and the youth group of Christ Church recently teamed together for a neighborhood cleanup project. The 516 Student Ministry youth group, along with adult sponsors, gathered at the church on Feb. 2. The group received safety instructions from KIB staff and cleanup supplies,... - February 28, 2019 - Keep Irving Beautiful
Megan Mangiaracino has joined the nonprofit land conservation organization. - February 27, 2019 - North Florida Land Trust
Conservation property identified for land swap enables cleanup of contaminated land in St. Johns River. - February 23, 2019 - North Florida Land Trust
Religious Leaders of All Faiths - Judaism, Christianity, Islam and Others - to Give Sermons on Food Waste and Hunger the Weekend of September 6-8, 2019. - January 31, 2019 - AmpleHarvest.org
Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) and the City of Irving Parks and Recreation Department welcomed associates from Irving Best Buy Store No. 205 to the Georgia Farrow Recreation Center on Jan. 23. Volunteers participated in a beautification project by adding a fresh coat of paint to the interior of the center. - January 27, 2019 - Keep Irving Beautiful
Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) paid a visit to the Heritage Senior Center during Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan. 21. The group spoke with the members and staff about KIB programs, clean public spaces, and methods to take care of the environment. KIB staff distributed blue recycling bags that are used... - January 26, 2019 - Keep Irving Beautiful
Arbor Day in Mississippi is Friday, February 8, 2019. The following week is Tree Planting Week, designated by Governor Phil Bryant's Arbor Day/ Tree Planting Week Proclamation. As a public resource, the Mississippi Forestry Commission reached out to their natural resource partners to compile a statewide... - January 26, 2019 - Mississippi Forestry Commission
A coalition of groups (NGO’s, community groups, scientists, lawyers and indigenous peoples) unveiled today their Declaration on the Rights of the Southern Resident Orcas (http://legalrightsforthesalishsea.org/petition), urging all levels of government to recognize the inherent rights of the Southern Residents. This recognition has renewed urgency with a new calf born to the Southern Residents who have not produced a surviving offspring in three years. - January 25, 2019 - Earth Law Center
New Zealand-based company, Lone Kauri Road Ltd. recently announced the official launch of its first ecommerce site. Lonekauri.com was created to provide outdoor enthusiasts with premium quality products that minimise environmental impact by employing brilliant natural, biodegradable or recycled materials,... - January 25, 2019 - Lone Kauri
In 2018, Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) celebrated its 26th year as the local affiliate of Keep America Beautiful and Keep Texas Beautiful. It was a busy year, filled with activities made possible by the dedication of thousands of volunteers who contributed their time and talents to making Irving a better... - January 11, 2019 - Keep Irving Beautiful
Home Gardeners in Southern Hardiness Zones Can Assist Food Pantries Experiencing a Surge of Need Due to Shutdown - January 10, 2019 - AmpleHarvest.org
Today, the Convention for the Rights of the Pacific Ocean, a group of environment and ocean experts from 8 countries who met in Auckland, issued a Statement which recognizes and acknowledges our kinship with the Ocean, and our responsibilities to the Ocean. - January 10, 2019 - Earth Law Center
Wildfire Design & Build has been selected for the 2018 Best of Napa Award in the Contractor category by the Napa Award Program.
"At Wildfire Design & Build, we are honored to be selected for the 2018 Napa Award Program in the category of best contractor," says Jeff Goodrich, CEO of... - January 04, 2019 - Wildfire Design & Build
More than 600 acres of environmentally sensitive land will be preserved in Putnam County. - December 29, 2018 - North Florida Land Trust
The Hawaiian Island of Maui, with three growing seasons to expedite research and abundant vacant land and water left from the end of Sugar Production just two years ago, is a particularly fertile location to facilitate the return of Hemp to our society. The Maui Hemp Institute for Research and Sustainability is dedicated to agricultural and product research here, which will benefit the world. - December 22, 2018 - Maui Hemp Institute
Students of Reach Out to Horses, a comprehensive program for horse enthusiasts to learn more about the language of the horse, compile their stories of discovery in a new book. "Escaping Tradition: The Next Generation of Horsemanship" journeys with 10 students of ROTH and founder, Anna Twinney, as they share their life-altering and illuminating experiences. - December 20, 2018 - Reach Out to Horses
The Mississippi Forestry Commission’s Board of Commissioners announced the appointment of Russell Bozeman to serve as Mississippi’s 13th State Forester, effective December 15, 2018. - December 16, 2018 - Mississippi Forestry Commission
Marines are bringing equipment to Catalina Island in preparation for an innovative project to repair the main runway at the Island's only airport and train for deployments to islands and other remote destinations to build or repair airfields and other infrastructure. - December 11, 2018 - Catalina Island Conservancy
Outdoor Afro, a national non-profit whose mission is to create and inspire Black leadership in nature, just announced its newest board member, Ashley Williams, Senior Director, Global Marketing KEEN, Inc. (KEEN). KEEN and Williams have been long-standing supporters of Outdoor Afro.
Williams has spent... - December 11, 2018 - Outdoor Afro
On Nov. 15, a seniors group at the Irving Family YMCA partnered with Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) during the annual America Recycles Day (ARD).
KIB supplied blue recycling bags, which the seniors filed with recyclable materials and delivered to the YMCA. KIB staff weighed the bags and recorded the amounts. - December 07, 2018 - Keep Irving Beautiful
A new water conservation non-profit, which recently received its Bronze Listing with GuideStar, is being launched in Prince Georges County, MD. - November 22, 2018 - Green Habitat
Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) offered a full day of community service on Nov. 10, starting with the annual Unite for Troops Veterans Day event, followed by a park cleanup with volunteers from Calvary Church.
KIB attends Unite for Troops each year, bringing its spinning prize wheel to help educate visitors... - November 18, 2018 - Keep Irving Beautiful
Nevaeh, a 8-year-old Type 1 Diabetic in Sand Lake, Michigan, received a very special delivery of her very own Diabetic Alert Service Dog from SDWR. - November 15, 2018 - Service Dogs by Warren Retrievers
An 8-year old boy named Ethan living in Redford, Michigan, has received a very special delivery of his very own Autism Service Dog from Service Dogs by Warren Retrievers, also known as "SDWR." - November 13, 2018 - Service Dogs by Warren Retrievers
Today, the Bosnia River Action Network (BRAN) in Bosnia and Herzegovina, seeks recognition of rights for the beautiful Doljanka River, one of the few wild rivers left in Europe which is now being threatened by a hydropower plant. Members include Eko akcija (“eco action”) and Gotusa, Green Visions and Earth Law Center. - November 13, 2018 - Earth Law Center
Associates of Best Buy Store #205, located on Airport Freeway in Irving, are making a habit of doing good things for their local community by partnering with Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) and the Irving Fire Department (IFD). In September, a group of employee volunteers completed a beautification project... - November 08, 2018 - Keep Irving Beautiful
On Oct. 26, Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) participated in the Irving Family YMCA’s annual Fall Festival. KIB provided “green event” educational opportunities for attendees with a Q&A conservation, recycling and environmental prize wheel. Attendees spun the wheel and answered questions... - November 03, 2018 - Keep Irving Beautiful
Organization for the Conservation of Cetaceans (OCC-Uruguay) celebrated the 5th anniversary of the creation of Uruguay’s Whale and Dolphin Sanctuary which prohibits all harm and activities that may harm whales and dolphins within Uruguay’s exclusive economic zone. - November 02, 2018 - Earth Law Center
Raja Ampat, the last paradise on earth, is a dream destination for all divers thanks to its the rich marine life and Eco system. Raja Ampat is a marine protected area. However, like anywhere else in the world, dive operations and trips are using fuel powered speed boats, polluting and damaging the environment,... - November 02, 2018 - MahaRaja Eco Dive Lodge
The #1000mermaids project is a public art installation that will also serve as an underwater eco-friendly destination for tourism off of Fort Lauderdale Beach. - November 01, 2018 - 1000 Mermaids Project
The 2,300-acre procurement is the organization’s largest upland acquisition to date. - October 31, 2018 - North Florida Land Trust
Employee volunteers from the American Standard company participated in a service project with Keep Irving Beautiful and the City of Irving Parks and Recreation Department as part of a company-wide Community Day initiative. The annual event focused on the “Contribution to Society” company... - October 31, 2018 - Keep Irving Beautiful
Dominic, an 11-year old boy in Centre Hall, Pennsylvania, received a very special delivery of an Autism Service Dog from Service Dogs by Warren Retrievers to help better communicate his needs on the spectrum. - October 30, 2018 - Service Dogs by Warren Retrievers
AmpleHarvest.org shares tips for creating centerpieces made of fresh produce that can be donated to food pantries. - October 25, 2018 - AmpleHarvest.org
Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) is proud to welcome the members of Girl Scouts of America Troop 3473 of Irving to The Blanket Project. KIB supplied 5 members of Troop 3473 with fleece material. The girls worked together to complete three hand-made “no-sew” baby blankets.
KIB started the Blanket... - October 21, 2018 - Keep Irving Beautiful
An SDWR Autism Service Dog was delivered to a 6-year-old boy named Thor living in Powell, Ohio. - October 15, 2018 - Service Dogs by Warren Retrievers
Service Dogs by Warren Retrievers, or “SDWR,” delivered a custom trained Diabetic Alert Dog to a 53-year-old woman in Cheney, Washington today. - October 15, 2018 - Service Dogs by Warren Retrievers
Allison DeFoor and Mike Barker were elected to the nonprofit’s board. - October 14, 2018 - North Florida Land Trust
Wildfires occur year-round in Mississippi. The Mississippi Forestry Commission responded to and suppressed 2,318 wildfires that burned 33,574 acres in Fiscal Year 2017. As dry cold fronts begin to move through Mississippi this fall, it is important to be aware of the potential for increased wildfire... - October 14, 2018 - Mississippi Forestry Commission
Earth Law Center announced today it has been named a “2018 Top-Rated Nonprofit” by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews of charities and nonprofits. - October 11, 2018 - Earth Law Center
A little rain did not stop Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) from hosting the 27th Annual Trash Bash, the organization’s signature cleanup event at T.W. Richardson Grove Park on September 29, and it didn’t stop many of the volunteers from coming to the park and staying to help. After waiting out... - October 05, 2018 - Keep Irving Beautiful
Hosted by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Grant Wilson, Directing Attorney at Earth Law Center will present a 90-minute seminar on legal developments in the field of rights of nature, with an emphasis on educating law students and legal professionals – including lawyers and judges. - October 05, 2018 - Earth Law Center
Great Old Broads for Wilderness invites you to “surf” their Wild for Wilderness Online Auction and support one of the few women-led public advocacy organizations for wild lands and waters in the country. The 15th annual Wild for Wilderness Online Auction fundraiser goes live Sunday, October... - October 04, 2018 - Great Old Broads for Wilderness
Threatened by pollution and vessel traffic, the endangered Southern Resident Killer Whales are down to 74 individuals and need evolved protection so they can continue to exist, thrive and evolve. The solution is Earth Law. - October 03, 2018 - Earth Law Center
Service Dogs by Warren Retrievers, or "SDWR," delivered a custom trained Diabetic Alert dog today to Tanner, a 13-year-old boy in Gilroy, California. - September 29, 2018 - Service Dogs by Warren Retrievers