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.  

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

10 Tips to Cut Waste While Staying Safe

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… Read more

Climate Change and Environmental Justice

Climate change is one of the most pressing issues of our time.  It is seen in the droughts, fires, floods and spread of dangerous invasives… Read more

Environmental Education Resources…

 …for Teachers, Parents, and Students. The Rockland County Soil and Water Conservation District has put together a catalog of online environmental-based learning resources which include… Read more