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Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) recently collaborated on a service project to beautify Running Bear Park in South Irving. This was part of their annual Youth Conference, which was attended by teens from the Irving and other nearby communities. On... - March 22, 2018 - Keep Irving Beautiful
Raptor Pilot Study for Levee Protection is first to quantify the impact of raptors on ground squirrel damage at a levee. - March 22, 2018 - Ventura County Public Works Agency
The Mississippi Forestry Commission (MFC) is deploying one Wildland Firefighting strike team with two bulldozers to Texas, where they will assist state and federal partners with wildfire suppression efforts. Five MFC Wildland Firefighters traveled overnight arriving in Merkel, Texas on Tuesday, March... - March 21, 2018 - Mississippi Forestry Commission
The Mississippi Forestry Commission (MFC) is deploying a bulldozer strike team and two division supervisors to Oklahoma to assist state and federal partners with wildfire suppression efforts. Eight MFC Wildland Firefighters traveled overnight to Shawnee, Oklahoma the morning of Friday, March 16, 2018.
“We... - March 17, 2018 - Mississippi Forestry Commission
Among a competitive set of 450 companies evaluated in the “2018 Ready to Rocket” program, Ecotagious was recognized as a top company with tremendous growth potential given its innovative SaaS solution proven to deliver significant results for their utility customers. - March 16, 2018 - Ecotagious Inc.
Today, Earth Law Center and the River Ethiope Trust Foundation (“RETFON”) launch an initiative to establish legal rights for the River Ethiope in Nigeria. The River Ethiope would be the first waterway in Africa to be recognized as a living entity.
Amongst the rights sought for the River... - March 14, 2018 - Earth Law Center
Eliminating the Dangers of Secondary Poisoning From Rodenticides - March 12, 2018 - Ventura County Public Works Agency
Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) recently attended Otis Brown Elementary School’s annual Career Day and spoke to three classes of approximately 120 1st and 2nd graders and their teachers about the many things KIB does in the Irving community in the areas of litter prevention, beautification, and recycling. - March 11, 2018 - Keep Irving Beautiful
CLEANLIFE LED, an LED lighting manufacturer and DEPENDALITE LLC, an innovative lighting company, both headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, have signed a partnership agreement to produce the new Dependalight flashlight.
“Our team is excited to be a part of this new product with battery-saving technology... - March 02, 2018 - Dependalite, LLC
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 (TxDOT). - March 02, 2018 - Keep Irving Beautiful
The International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories (ISBER) and the Integrated BioBank of Luxembourg (IBBL) welcome biospecimen research experts to Luxembourg for the first-ever Biospecimen Research Symposium in Europe. - March 01, 2018 - ISBER
A $4,0000 reward is now being offered for information leading to the conviction of the person(s) who illegally shot "Chuck" the Trumpeter Swan in Sunriver on Thanksgiving. - February 19, 2018 - Sunriver Nature Center & Observatory
Stop Wildfires at the Starting Line: Tori Bowie, Olympic Gold Medalist, World’s Fastest Woman, featured in the Mississippi Forestry Commission’s (MFC) public service announcement video, view here: http://bit.ly/StopWildfiresStartingLine. Produced by the Jackson-based video production and advertising firm Mad Genius, the series received grant funding made available by the U.S. Forest Service. - February 18, 2018 - Mississippi Forestry Commission
Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) recently joined forces with the Irving-based Javelin Agency for a day of service at Bird’s Fort Trail Park, part of Irving’s northern Campion Trails system. The group of eleven employee volunteers met at the park on the beautiful morning of February 8, ready to... - February 11, 2018 - Keep Irving Beautiful
Land Conservation Organization added more than 1,500 in preserved lands and was awarded more than $3.5 in federal funding. - February 09, 2018 - North Florida Land Trust
The American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Oklahoma (AICCO) has announced their third annual Leadership Native Oklahoma (LNO) class for 2018. LNO is a unique leadership opportunity for business and governmental leaders in Indian Country to broaden their network and sharpen their understanding of self-governance and self-determination. - February 02, 2018 - Chloeta
Your African Safari, a safari planning website, interviewed over 50 tour operators to find out if the new SGR has had any impact on their business and if they would consider using the railway in future safari itineraries. - February 01, 2018 - Your African Safari
Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) held its first project of the new year on January 15, Martin Luther King Day, collaborating with Cistercian Preparatory High School in Irving for a service project at Senter Park Recreation Center. A total of 18 students and adult sponsors tackled a paint project at the center,... - January 18, 2018 - Keep Irving Beautiful
Maryland Delegate Candidate Helga Luest announced today that she plans to run a modern, personable, and sustainable campaign. After considering the traditional approaches, she announced today her commitment to an environmentally-friendly approach to campaigning. At the core of Luest’s decision... - January 08, 2018 - Vote Helga Luest
Ecotone, Inc. has restored 2,160 linear feet of stream in the northeastern part of Baltimore County, Maryland. The project was funded by Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources through the Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays Trust Fund. By applying Ecotone’s unique “less is more” approach of stream restoration they completed the project at half the cost of traditional engineering approaches, minimized the project’s carbon footprint, and increased the stream's sustainability. - January 05, 2018 - Ecotone, Inc.
Dr. Ian Prattis and Manor House Publishing Inc. are pleased to announce the release of Our World is Burning: My Views on Mindful Engagement. In this new book, Dr. Prattis looks at the state of our world through expert eyes and shares his views on climate change, over-development and short-term thinking that have placed our fragile planet in considerable danger - then he prescribes the actions needed to save our embattled world. - January 05, 2018 - Ian Prattis
Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) celebrated another successful year in 2017, as they marked their 25th anniversary of educating and engaging the community in litter abatement, beautification, and recycling. Here are some highlights:
Litter abatement: There were 12 cleanups, where 878 volunteers gave 2,643... - January 04, 2018 - Keep Irving Beautiful
Conservation Partnership project to receive more than $3.5 million. - January 04, 2018 - North Florida Land Trust
The nonprofit land trust has been given 388 acres in Clay County. - December 29, 2017 - North Florida Land Trust
Canada’s consumption of energy has decreased only 5% on a per-capita basis since it signed the Kyoto Protocol in 1997, with total consumption at 71,000 kWh per person, according to federal data. Fossil fuels are increasing their market share over electricity, which is not good news for wind, solar and other renewable energies. - December 11, 2017 - canadian association for renewable energies (we c.a.r.e.)
American Prairie Reserve is proud to announce that artist, designer, and environmentalist Maya Lin has been named the recipient of the second annual Ken Burns American Heritage Prize. The award will be presented May 2, 2018, at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. The evening’s... - December 09, 2017 - American Prairie Reserve
Property will be transferred to the City of Jacksonville for the park expansion. - December 09, 2017 - North Florida Land Trust
Forrest and Nancy Penny were chosen as joint recipients of the award. - December 06, 2017 - North Florida Land Trust
America Recycles Day is a nation-wide program of Keep America Beautiful, officially celebrated on November 15. Here in Irving, the local KAB affiliate, Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB), has been collaborating with the seniors group of the Irving Family YMCA for several years in their America Recycles Day... - December 03, 2017 - Keep Irving Beautiful
Microbial source tracking was one of the topics discussed at the Great Lakes Beach Association Workshops held together with the 2017 State of Lake Michigan or SOLM Conference from November 7 to 10 at the Hyatt Regency in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
Dr. Shannon Briggs of the Michigan Department of Environmental... - November 24, 2017 - Source Molecular Corporation
More than 300 stormwater professionals gathered at the 2017 Storm Water Solutions SWS Conference and Exhibition held November 7 to 9 at the Tinley Park Convention Center in Illinois.
Source Molecular Corporation’s Haley Gershon gave a presentation on “Evidence-Based Guidelines for Microbial... - November 24, 2017 - Source Molecular Corporation
Keep Irving Beautiful has been a part of a special Veterans Day celebration for several years - Unite for Troops, a community event that honors veterans and current members of the military who are deployed around the world. While the day features several musical acts, booths, displays, arts and crafts... - November 18, 2017 - Keep Irving Beautiful
If you drive or walk by Wyche Park on Pioneer Drive, you may notice a new addition - 28 beautiful trees, planted by Calvary Church’s “Loving Our City” group, assisted by North Lake College Service Learning Students, in a project coordinated by Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB). On Saturday,... - November 08, 2017 - Keep Irving Beautiful
Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) continued a tradition of participating in the Irving Family YMCA’s Fall Festival on Friday, October 27. KIB brought its spinning prize wheel, and children and adults, most dressed in costumes, took turns spinning the prize wheel and answering questions about recycling,... - November 04, 2017 - Keep Irving Beautiful
Lucky Winners Will Join the GiveMeTap Team as They Bring Clean Water to 3,000 People in Rural Communities of Ghana - November 01, 2017 - GiveMeTap
Tommy Hazouri awarded for his help in saving the Spanish-American War Fort. - November 01, 2017 - North Florida Land Trust
Dr. Susan Carr will be managing outreach along the wildlife passageway. - October 27, 2017 - North Florida Land Trust
Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) has been part of Vizient’s annual “Community Day” for the past nine years. Vizient, the nation’s largest member-owned health care services company, began this initiative fifteen years ago as a means of giving back to the communities where they have... - October 22, 2017 - Keep Irving Beautiful
The land is located on A1A North near property owned by the land trust. - October 18, 2017 - North Florida Land Trust
Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) board and staff members conducted their annual city-wide “Litter Index” survey on Friday, October 13. This involves driving specific routes which consist of nine areas across the city, each divided into four sections. Participants score each site from 1 to 4 based... - October 15, 2017 - Keep Irving Beautiful
World leading water purification company Bluewater commits to building a planet-wide movement that will harness human ingenuity to help bring cleaner, healthier water to everyone and create oceans without plastic. - October 13, 2017 - Bluewater Group
The land conservation organization has closed on the 63-acre property. - October 11, 2017 - North Florida Land Trust
Vicki Davis, CAWA, Executive Director of Tri-County Humane Society in St. Cloud, will attend the 2017 SAWA Annual Conference in Miami, Florida, this November as a Legacy of Leadership Scholarship recipient.
The 2017 conference topics include the National Council on Pet Population 2017 Research Symposium... - October 08, 2017 - Tri-County Humane Society
Fundraiser offers a wide variety of outdoor goods and experiences, with proceeds to fund Great Old Broads for Wilderness' work to protect America's public lands. - October 07, 2017 - Great Old Broads for Wilderness
Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) hosted its 26th Annual Trash Bash, the organization’s signature cleanup event, at T.W. Richardson Grove Park on September 30. There were 419 volunteers of all ages (224 adults and 195 youth) who came out to help pick up litter and keep it out of the nearby Elm Fork of... - October 06, 2017 - Keep Irving Beautiful
More than 400 acres of land will be restored and preserved - October 05, 2017 - North Florida Land Trust
EAI is coordinating with the Puerto Rico government to retire Mundi, a 34-year-old female African elephant, to EAI’s new refuge in Attapulgus, GA; launching fundraising campaign to cover the cost of the move. - October 04, 2017 - Elephant Aid International
The Chartrand Family donated to fund the remaining costs of the project. - September 23, 2017 - North Florida Land Trust
At the Blockchain for Impact event in the United Nations Plaza, founder of the Earth Dollar, David Kam, launches a mission to gather all the people of Planet Earth to come together to work to end global poverty and to create a more sustainable world.
The Earth Jubilee is a 50-day global event in support... - September 22, 2017 - Tesla Sustainable Village and Innovation Centre
World Rivers Day, set for September 24 (always the last Sunday in September), is a global celebration of our rivers. The event strives to increase public awareness of the values of our waterways while also promoting the need for sound river stewardship. The day's festivities will range from stream clean-ups and habitat restoration activities to educational programs and community riverside celebrations. More than 70 countries and millions of people will participate. - September 18, 2017 - World Rivers Day