KIB Blog

Through a special arrangement with the Iowa Newspaper Association (INA), Gerry Schnepf, Executive Director of Keep Iowa Beautiful provides a monthly column to the organization for distribution to its members. Please feel free to use any of these columns - the only requirement is to provide recognition and credit to the author and to Keep Iowa Beautiful.

Have a Heart! | February 2017

February is American Heart Month and of course Valentine&rsqu ..

Technology Infatuation | January 2017

The beauty of America is all around us – in the landsca ..

The Natural Gift | December 2016

Marketing of the Christmas gift shopping season begins earlie ..

Where Have All The Trees Gone? | October 2016

Each fall, thousands of Iowans and visitors tour the State to ..

Givers and Takers | September 2016

Take a minute to look around at your circle of friends. When ..

An Impressive Piece of Granite | July 2016

Granite, Iowa that is!!! If we were being precisely accurate ..

Great Outdoors Month | June 2016

According to official records, June is the time to celebrate  ..

Iowa's Bucket List | May 2016

The concept of the “bucket list” gained great att ..

The "Keep Iowa Beautiful" Challenge | April 2016

Every day we face personal challenges – those with fell ..

Vanishing Virtues | March 2016

Growing up in a small town in rural Iowa in the 50’s wa ..
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