2021 Fall Waterways Campaign kicks off October 9th!

Events will run from October 9th until November 14th
Registration begins September 2nd
Registration required 

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THANK YOU SUEZ & M&T BANK FOR SUPPORTING
THIS YEAR’S FALL WATERWAYS CLEANUP!

Thank You to All Our Guests and the Generous Contributors to the KRB 2020 Gala! We are proud to share your support on our event page.

Weren’t able to make it? Watch the encore performance.

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Working Together for a Cleaner, Greener Rockland:

Spring and Fall Cleanups

Learn More about our Cleanup Campaigns

Environmental Education

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

Join Us!

Become a Member & enjoy the perks! Fun get-togethers, giveaways, & discounts at local green businesses.  Or, volunteer to help Keep Rockland Beautiful year-round!

Cleaner, Greener Directory

Looking for a business or non-profit supporting KRB’s mission? Explore the Cleaner, Greener Directory.  Find A Business Now

Latest News:

Development and Communications Assistant at KRB!

Want to become a part of the KRB team and help us make an impact in this county and beyond? KRB is seeking an experienced and skilled Development and Communications Assistant with a passion for protecting the environment and creating more sustainable communities. Application deadline: September 17. Read more

Urgent Warning on Climate Change

… and Real Opportunities to Make a Difference 
The extreme heat and drought, unprecedented fires, severe storms and flooding we have been experiencing are stark reminders of the critical need to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions contributing to climate change. Here’s the info you need and 35 you can do about it…. Read more

Earth Day Essay & Poster Contest

County Executive Ed Day and the Rockland County Environmental Management Council are hosting the 30th Annual Eleanor Burlingham 5th Grade Earth Day Essay & Poster Contest. This year EMC is giving students the option to creatively address the contest topic through either a 500-word essay, poster, or poem. … Read more

A Renewable Energy Movement Comes to Rockland

This fall a collaborative municipal clean energy program launched in Rockland County, transitioning close to one fourth of Rockland’s population onto renewable energy.   Rockland Community Power, a Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) program, provides 100% renewable energy at affordable, guaranteed rates and protects consumers from predatory suppliers.  This innovative program is… Read more

ENJOY • EXPLORE • LEARN

Don’t Miss Columbia University Lamont-Doherty’s Open House at Home, October 19 – 22, 2020.  Whether you’re an aspiring young scientist or a long-time science enthusiast, you’re sure to enjoy the events and activities.  Join in on for virtual lab tours, participate in hands-on earth science activities with Lamont’s scientists from… Read more

Foodprint Graphic
What Is Your Foodprint?  

What we eat, where it comes from, and how its produced has an enormous impact on the environment and on human health.  Our food system is dominated by industrial agriculture comprised of monoculture fields and concentrated animal factories. The industry makes intensive use of pesticides, herbicides and chemical fertilizers that contaminate and pollute our air, soil and water. Read more

Oh Where, Oh Where does this Storm Drain Go?

Check out KRB’s very first video venture on protecting our waterways from stormwater pollutants.  (And be on the lookout for a fun surprise!) Read more

How does this Beautiful Creature help us Protect our Waterways?

This dragonfly is a benthic macroinvertebrate in the last and shortest stage of its life.  Before transforming and taking flight, benthic macroinvertebrates spend most of their lives in streams. ​

These macroinvertebrates are important to wetland and stream ecosystems  Read more