Big News @ KTMB

December 6, 2016 Uncategorized

For years KTMB has been extremely fortunate to attract phenomenal staff who are willing to make the mission and success of KTMB a priority in their world.  It is often said at KTMB – as is true for almost anywhere – that we spend more time with our co-workers than we do with our own.. read more →

Truckee River Cleanup Day is this Saturday, September 24th, 2016 from 9am to noon. KTMB is asking the community to care for the Truckee River this Saturday, and to support a plan that will ensure the care of the Truckee River for generations to come. Will you sign a letter of support for the management plan that will.. read more →

Summer in the Truckee Meadows is really something to behold. People of all ages enjoy the Truckee River corridor, and most of them pack their trash out with them, but there is inevitably something to clean up at the end of the season. As the summer comes to a close and the water level gets.. read more →

More than 400 guests attended the event in the Sensory Garden at Idlewild Park. All of the proceeds from the event will support our efforts to create a cleaner, more beautiful region through programs like the Truckee River Cleanup Day, Christmas Tree Recycling, Adopt-A-Spot and environmental education for children and adults. Raise the River was designed.. read more →

Position: Warriors Program Educator Mission Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful (KTMB) is a private, 501 (c) (3) nonprofit dedicated to creating a cleaner, more beautiful region through education and active community involvement. For over 25 years, KTMB been dedicated to beautification of the Truckee Meadows, advocacy for a cleaner community and region, massive volunteer cleanup efforts, and.. read more →

KTMB Members are invited to join us Monday, August 8th, to learn about local pollinators, how they help us, and how we can help them. Join us in the Sensory Garden at Idlewild Park to mingle with Members of Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful and Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation, enjoy delicious refreshments, and listen to local.. read more →

In This Issue:  Upcoming Events — KTMB’s inaugural Raise the River event is August 18th Volunteer Spotlight — Milana’s Manzanita Makeover Event Beautiful News — KAB Litter Survey How to KTMB Everyday — Adopt your local park Upcoming Events — Raise the River 2016 KTMB’s inaugural Raise the River event is just 8 weeks away. Planning it with.. read more →

These past two summers, our Truckee River all but dried up. Inner tubing was rough, if not impossible, and worse, our watershed suffered a higher concentration of undiluted pollutants. When the waterline receded, it exposed all the years of trash* that had accumulated in our riverbed, and Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful rallied the community to clean it.. read more →

In This Issue:  Upcoming Events — KTMB’s inaugural Raise the River is August 18th Volunteer Spotlight — 4×4 Clubs who pick up where they play Beautiful News — After 10 years, KTMB’s Great Community Cleanup is making a difference How to KTMB Everyday — Show a volunteer gratitude at Raise the River   Upcoming Events  KTMB’s.. read more →

Our 10th annual Great Community Cleanup – the most successful one yet! Over 700 volunteers, KTMB staff and AmeriCorps VISTAs removed over 76 tons (152,000 pounds) of trash and invasive weeds. Our timing is strategic: each year we take out the invasive weeds before they go to seed and spread farther, and we clear out all that flammable rubbish before fire season. Cleaning.. read more →