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H.S. Seniors Mark Storm Drains Near Rez

H.S. Seniors Mark Storm Drains Near Rez

Northwest Rankin High School seniors helped mark 27 storm drains in Mill Creek subdivision during the first weekend in February.  Storm drain marking is done to inform citizens that polluted runoff carried from city streets, residential yards, driveways and parking lots drains directly to streams, reservoirs  and other water bodies. It does not get treated. … Read more H.S. ...
New Bins to Help Fishermen Recycle Unwanted Line

New Bins to Help Fishermen Recycle Unwanted Line

People fishing in the Ross Barnett Reservoir area now have an easy way to dispose of old or unwanted fishing line with a new program offered by Keep the Rez Beautiful. Eight collections bins have been placed around the Reservoir, an effort to keep the lake clean and safe for wildlife and people using it. … Read more New Bins to Help Fishermen Recycle Unwanted Line ...
Keep America Beautiful’s new website features KRB

Keep America Beautiful’s new website features KRB

Keep America Beautiful, our parent organization, recently launched a new website design. One of the photos chosen in this design was one of Keep the Rez Beautiful volunteers. How neat! The picture is from our Oct. 13 National Planting Day event, when we used our Lowe’s grant to landscape a vacant site near Turtle Creek. … Read more Keep America Beautiful’s new website features ...

KRB Taking Apps for Volunteer of the Year Awards

Keep the Rez Beautiful honors dedicated volunteers and community members who have affected change in the Ross Barnett Reservoir community. We give Rezzy awards for the categories below. Applications are due April 5 to Justin Fritscher at jmfritscher@gmail.com. Awards will be given at Project Rezway on April 25. Download the application here: RezzyAwardApplication Questions? Please contact … ...

Enter Keep the Rez Beautiful’s Photo Contest

Does your photography celebrate the Ross Barnett Reservoir? Keep the Rez Beautiful is hosting a photography contest designed to showcase the Reservoir and its shorelines. Your submission will help us raise funds to clean up litter, plant trees and enhance our community. It’s free to enter; simply email a photo to keeptherezbeautiful@gmail.com and tell us … Read more Enter Keep the Rez ...
Great American Cleanup Set for March 9

Great American Cleanup Set for March 9

Keep the Rez Beautiful has planned a Great American Cleanup for March 9. We’ll be picking up litter along roads and in creeks, so bring a kayak or canoe if you have one. Snacks and drinks will be provided. It’s a great opportunity for service hours. Duncan Marine and Reservoir Patrol are partnering with Keep the Rez Beautiful to … Read more Great American Cleanup Set for March 9 ...