2016 Litter Survey Results Volunteers fanned out across the Truckee Meadows yesterday to rate the community on its cleanliness for KTMB’s 15th annual Litter Survey. The Litter Survey is part of a national initiative by Keep America Beautiful that provides a starting point for the litter prevention process. Volunteers surveyed the neighborhoods, highways and open space.. 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 →