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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
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
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
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
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
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
Hey there KiRBy, are you up to your ears in single-use disposable waste?
While we all need to do what we can to prevent the spread of COVID-19, it’s important to do so without creating lots of waste. Read more
Thank you to M&T Charitable Foundation for its $5,000 contribution in support of Keep Rockland Beautiful’s Environmental Education Programs for Youth and the 2020 Fall Waterways Cleanup Campaign! M&T Charitable Foundation has generously supported KRB’s Annual Awards Gala and our Environmental Education Programs for Youth for several years. We are… Read more