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Boaters encouraged to boat ‘n tote

Boaters encouraged to boat ‘n tote

The Friday leading up to Memorial Day weekend, KRB launched its Boat ‘n Tote campaign, partnering with Nucor Steel Jackson, Inc. and the Pearl River Valley Water Supply District. The campaign encourages people using the Reservoir to dispose of their trash properly. WLBT’s Bert Case traveled with KRB up the Pearl River for the campaign’s … Read more Boaters encouraged to ...

Federal funds to help clean up Rez creek

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service has dedicated $1.2 million to clean up three creeks in Mississippi, including Ashlog Creek, which eventually sends its waters into the Reservoir. This funding is part of NRCS’ National Water Quality Initiative. This money is given in the form of financial assistance to farmers, ranchers and forest landowners wanting to … Read more ...

KRB makes splash at Dragon Boat Regatta

A few volunteers with Keep the Rez Beautiful spent the day at the Dragon Boat Regatta, a wonderful event on the Ross Barnett Reservoir. Teams of 16-20 paddlers – both amateurs and professionals – raced along the shore at Old Trace Park. It was very cool! Click here to find out more about dragon boat … Read more KRB makes splash at Dragon Boat Regatta ...

Lowe’s selects KRB for community improvement grant

Keep the Rez Beautiful was one of 120 Keep America Beautiful affiliates to receive a $5,000 community improvement grant from Lowe’s. The grant program will provide funding for Scenic Park, a green space established this year by Keep the Rez Beautiful. Plans for Scenic Park call for the planting of native shrubs and trees to … Read more Lowe’s selects KRB for community ...

KRB announces winners of Rezzy awards

Volunteers are the backbone of Keep the Rez Beautiful. That’s why we created the annual Rezzy awards – as a way to say “thank you” to the many hard working KRBers. Although we made the official awards presentation last week at Project Rezway, we wanted to be sure to give our winners a shout out … Read more KRB announces winners of Rezzy awards ...
KRB releases new recycling themed t-shirt

KRB releases new recycling themed t-shirt

Recycling is important to the members of Keep the Rez Beautiful, and that’s why our nonprofit organization is releasing a new t-shirt today that promotes recycling. The release of this new t-shirt coincides with Project Rezway, our first-ever recycle fashion show. Shirts are available in S, M, L, XL, 2XL and 3XL. Sizes small through … Read more KRB releases new recycling themed t-shirt ...