Keep Iowa Beautiful Expands Hometown Pride Reach

  Keep Iowa Beautiful (KIB) has partnered with the East Central Intergovernmental Association (ECIA) and the Grant Wood Mississippi River Region (GWMRR), which includes Dubuque, Jackson and Jones counties, in the successful Hometown Pride program. The 13 communities of Anamosa, … Continued

Announcing 2017 Paint Iowa Beautiful Grant Winners

Des Moines–Diamond Vogel Paint and Keep Iowa Beautiful announced the grant awards for the 2017 Paint Iowa Beautiful program.  The program provides free paint to a wide variety of public service projects throughout Iowa.  The program is administered through Keep … Continued

2016 Photography Contest Winners

KEEP IOWA BEAUTIFUL PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST WINNERS  Keep Iowa Beautiful (KIB) is announcing the winners of the 7th Keep Iowa Beautiful Photography Contest aimed at raising awareness of Iowa’s natural and environmental beauty.  KIB wants to learn what resonates with Iowans … Continued

Announcing 2017 Byers Environmental Scholarship

KEEP IOWA BEAUTIFUL TO AWARD FIVE $1000 SCHOLARSHIPS Keep Iowa Beautiful will award five $1,000 to Iowa high school seniors in 2017 in memory of Robert Byers, teacher and environmentalist.  Students who plan to enroll in an Iowa college or … Continued

Be a Pilot School–Apply by Sept. 15

The Iowa Departments of Education and Natural Resources are looking for ten Iowa elementary schools to participate in a food waste pilot this school year (2016-17). The pilot will include observations, assessments, and a waste audit. Contact Carrie Scheidel for … Continued

Great Opportunity at the DSM Botanical Garden

Get to the 2nd Annual Teacher Open House at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden on Thursday August 4th from 3 – 6 p.m. All teachers who come with school IDs will get into the garden for free. See for yourself the … Continued

National Youth Advisory Council May 6 Deadline

If you’re 15-18 years old, and you are interested in service learning and leadership, you may be interested in the Keep America Beautiful National Youth Advisory Council, supported by the Wrigley Co. Foundation.  They are looking for ten high school students from … Continued