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Keep Austin Beautiful Happenings

 
Keep Austin Beautiful, a nonprofit organization with a mission to provide resources and education to inspire the Austin community towards greater environmental stewardship, seeks to fill three positions to assist us in fulfilling our mission: a full-time Environmental Educator, a full-time Event and Outreach Associate, and a part-time Community Programs Assistant. Learn more. 
 
Beauty Is…
you decide. Murals, food and native gardens, tree plantings, and creek restorationsare just a few of the ways to beautify Austin. Envision, formalize, and submit your ideas for a Keep Austin Beautiful Neighborhood Beautification Grant. Grants aren’t just for neighborhood associations. Schools, churches, and youth groups are also invited to apply...
 
Calling all educators! Register for the Groundwater to the Gulf Summer Institute and spend four days in June canoeing, caving, wading in a local creek to find aquatic bugs, building model rainwater collection systems, touring the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, networking, receiving continuing education credits, and enjoying free lunch. And let’s not forget the first 30 registrants receive a $10 Whole Earth Provisions gift certificate...
 
Prepare to fall head over heels for seed islands at one of our upcoming workshops. Seed islands are an all new creek restoration method for preventing erosion, creating wildlife habitat, and protecting water quality. The next training hosted by Watershed Protection Department and Keep Austin Beautiful will be Friday, February 21st from 11am to 1pm at Northstar Greenbelt. Register today...
Finalist exemplify utilizing innovative low energy techniques, setting the standard for "green" practices in the workplace, taking action to clean up their neighborhood, and fostering the next generation of environmental stewards...
 
KAB Launches Membership Program
Our all new KAB Membership recognizes those helping us fulfill our mission! Join today and gain access to exclusive members-only benefits while supporting our clean, beautify and educate programs...
 
When all is said and done, more than 200 volunteers will have participated in eight project days to plant natives in Blunn Creek Nature Preserve...
and help Austin reach its goal to keep 50% of trash out of the landfill by 2015!...