Due to concerns over the novel coronavirus, all Community Cleanup Events as well as independent cleanups have been suspended.  Thank you to all our 2020 Sponsors and Partners for your Support

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Keep Rockland Beautiful is the hub for environmental education and action – see what we’re doing 

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Cleaner, Greener Directory

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Latest News:

There is no such thing as a weed…

… only a plant whose value we don’t understand. Have you seen dandelion leaves in your local produce section? They’re delicious in a salad and incredibly nutritious. But please don’t pick them from the lawn or garden unless you know it has not been treated with pesticides. Unfortunately, our local… Read more

The Story of Plastic

You may have heard that less than 10% of all plastic produced is actually recycled. Then what happens to the remaining 90% – all of those water bottles, yogurt containers, straws, chip bags and other plastic waste? Read more

Yes, there are Connections: Climate, Population, & COVID-19

Tuesday, May 12th at 7pm The current Coronavirus is not the first virus in the last few decades to jump from wild animals to human beings, causing epidemics or pandemics. Think of Ebola, Zika, SARS, and even HIV-AIDS. Will we see an increasing number of these epidemics in coming years? … Read more

2020 GAC T-Shirt Reveal

We are proud to reveal Keep Rockland Beautiful’s 2020 Great American Cleanup t-shirt featuring Janet Pirozzi-Riolo’s timely and beautiful design. Read more

April 22: 50th Anniversary of Earth Day

How Can You Make Everyday Earth Day? The 50th Anniversary of Earth Day is 4/22/20! How will you celebrate the day and, most importantly, make every day Earth Day? For now, it’s not safe to clean up outside, but there are so many ways you can make a difference! Prevent… Read more

April 22: EI Live Earth Day

Earth Institute of Columbia University – Special Earth Day Events Earth Day 50/50: Looking Back, Moving Forward, 10:00 am – 11:30 am  Register Now Our special Earth Institute LIVE conversation with Columbia University experts, alumni and students will reflect on what environmental science and activism accomplished since the first Earth… Read more

April 22: American Museum of Natural History’s Virtual Earth Fest 

Events from 10am to 9pm for participants of all ages.  more info Here’s some fun at 11 am  – Bergy Bits: Understanding Rivers of Ice using Glacier Goo At-Home Activity with LDEO  ‘Bergy Bits’ are simple activities introducing science concepts and glacier physics through student experimentation with ‘Glacier Goo’! Named… Read more

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Brianna with the Rockland County Soil and Water Conservation District is showing off her tree pose while staying safely at home. Check out their page to see what they have to offer!

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Brianna with the Rockland County Soil and Water Conservation District is showing off her tree pose while staying safely at home. Check out their page to see what they have to offer!

#keeprocklandbeautiful #rocklandswcd #rocklandcounty

Clearwater has announced their new Clearwater Connects program, bringing exciting Hudson River experiences into homes, virtual meeting spaces, and distance learning communities.

Contact Amali at sail@clearwater.org or 845-265-8080 x7107 for more information

Did you know the Hudson River once was home to oysters the size of dinner plates? These fascinating mollusks play an important role in the marine ecosystem. Learn how environmentalists are working to repopulate our waters.

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EI Live continues through July! The Earth Institute Live channel features experts from across the Earth Institute presenting relevant sustainability content in 60-minute live sessions for K12 students and educators. Check out the website for yourself!

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Charlotte and Wyatt are showing off their tree poses in comfy pajamas. These two cuties love practicing yoga together! Send us your tree poses to photos@keeprocklandbeautiful.org or tag us in your social media posts.

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