Environmental Education

Keep Rockland Beautiful offers dynamic environmental education programs to inspire young people to forge a cleaner, greener, more sustainable future for everyone.

KRB Staff Picks

KRB staff members pick events and resources to enhance your Environmental Education programs.  

Getting Ready for Rockland PLUS 2022

Workshops Begin 2/1/22! Now in its 17th year, RPLUS (Rockland PLUS) is a powerful educational experience for local high school youth. It prepares them to… Read more

Shrink Your Carbon Footprint: Small Steps for Big Impact!

KRB’s newest Earth BEAT Eco-Station Shrink Your Carbon Footprint: Small Steps for Big Impact! empowers and inspires kids to take action to make a difference… 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… 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… 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… 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,… 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… 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… Read more