August 28, 2014 Think Green grant brings Waste Warriors to The Discovery

We are so excited! KTMB is the recipient of a Keep America Beautiful/Waste Management Think Green Grant! For awhile now, we’ve wanted to showcase our Waste Warriors curriculum at The Discovery. The space is amazing and such prominent placement would really help spread the word to teachers, parents and kids about this great new resource…. Continue reading

August 28, 2014 How can you help stop harmful algae?

Like to feed the birds? Well, stop it, you! Everyone’s noticed how low the Truckee River is this year (in fact, we will have to limit in-the-river volunteers at KTMB’s Truckee River Cleanup Day this year because of the depth!), but our urban lakes are having issues as well. Algae blooms are a huge problem:… Continue reading

August 27, 2014 Join us at the Artists Co-op on Sept. 7

Each month the Artists Co-op Gallery holds a reception for their members, and works with a local charity to raise awareness and money for the organization. In September, KTMB will be the benefiting charity! Come see use at the Artists Co-op Gallery on Sunday, Sept. 7, 1-4 p.m. You can learn more about local artists… Continue reading

August 14, 2014 KTMB thanks volunteer Project Leaders

Last Thursday evening, KTMB volunteer Project Leaders gathered at Bartley Ranch for an appreciation potluck hosted by the KTMB staff and board. Everyone brought a delicious item to share, and a generous donation of burgers and condiments was provided by Save Mart Supermarkets, with a keg of beer from Silver Peak Brewery, and several bottles of… Continue reading

August 14, 2014 New recycling bins at Reed High School

We’ve been fortunate enough to work many times with the Reed High Eco Warriors over the years, and last week was no exception to their record of stellar service to both their school and wider community. Through Keep America Beautiful and the Coca-Cola Foundation, the Eco Warriors and Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful applied for a… Continue reading

August 13, 2014 SURVEY SAYS: Truckee River health most important to KTMB community

On March 18, we sent a survey to 4,301 KTMB email list members with five questions: 1. Have you volunteered for a KTMB event? 2. How do you choose volunteer opportunities? 3. What community issue most concerns you? 4. What do you think is the biggest challenge to maintaining a clean community? and 5. Where… Continue reading

August 07, 2014 Ask the RGJ looks at river trash

Read the full story at Ask the RGJ: Who cleans up syringes in Truckee River? by Emerson Marcus …KTMB leads two annual cleanups along the banks of the river. The next scheduled cleanup is Sept. 27. “You’d be surprised what you find along the river,” said Souza, who mentioned Fisherman’s Park II as a… Continue reading

August 07, 2014 KOLO 8 covers Truckee River health

Read the full story at Low Truckee River Exposes Trash by Colin Lygren RENO, Nev.–As the water level on the Truckee dropped Tuesday it revealed several years worth of trash that people let sink to the river bottom. As the flows on the Truckee continue to drop, its ecosystem is growing more fragile. …… Continue reading

August 05, 2014 Dine for KTMB at Rapscallion Seafood House in August

During the month of August when you visit Rapscallion Seafood House & Bar, tell your server that you are “dining for KTMB” and 20% of your total will be donated directly to support KTMB’s beautification and education programs!  This promotion will last the entire month of August – just be sure to say that you are “dining… Continue reading

July 30, 2014 MEDIA ALERT: KTMB helps Reed receive 50 recycling bins

MEDIA ALERT PDF Contact: J Merriman, Communications Manager | I 775.851.5185 Reed High Eco Warriors receive recycling bins through national grant Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful helps school achieve goal of recycling campus RENO, NV (May 17, 2014) — Reed High School will be more beautiful now with the addition of 50 recycling bins awarded… Continue reading

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