May 27, 2015 AACT students make it clean and keep it safe

KTMB is so fortunate to have such great participation from area high school students. There is a passionate group of teens living in the Truckee Meadows, who care about this community and its natural resources. One group of young stewards comes from the Academy of Arts, Careers and Technology. Students from AACT volunteered in the masses… Continue reading

May 22, 2015 Quail Quest

Today, we are excited to blog about an event we are not coordinating. That feels good after a busy spring with many events and projects organized by yours truly. Here is a little love for one of our incredible partners, the Truckee Meadows Park Foundation. On June 13th as part of the 8th Annual National… Continue reading

May 12, 2015 KTMB’s Great Community Cleanup comes full circle

On Saturday, May 2nd, Waste Management provided discounted Green Waste dumpsters for KTMB’s weed removal sites for KTMB’s Great Community Cleanup. The noxious weeds and other green waste removed from various sites were composted for the first time ever in response to volunteer surveys, sharing with KTMB their hope that we would consider composting the green… Continue reading

May 07, 2015 Junk the Junipers

Junipers on the lawn are a fixture in our area, but like invasive weeds, they are a hazard hiding in plain sight. Not only do junipers burn easily and intensely, they catch a lot of blowing needles, leaves and other potential tinder that dries out in the plant, just lurking and ready for a spark…. Continue reading

May 06, 2015 Trash becomes treasure at KTMB’s Great Community Cleanup

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PDF KTMB: J Merriman, Communications Manager | I 775.851.5185 Waste Management: Sarah Polito, Communication Specialist | | 775.412.1906 Trash becomes treasure at KTMB’s Great Community Cleanup Think Green Grant allows invasive weeds to be turned into compost for area garden projects RENO, NV (May 6, 2015) – On Saturday, May… Continue reading

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