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Gator Bait Photos

Gator Bait Photos

Check out photos from Saturday’s Gator Bait Reservoir Regatta on our Shutterfly site. Big thanks to Nicole May and Shane Kitchens for helping document the event organized by the Barnett Reservoir Foundation, our sister organization. Keep the Rez Beautiful set up a booth at the event held at Pelahatchie Shore Park and used the opportunity … Read more Gator Bait Photos ...

Make a Donation for a Chance to Win a Kayak!

Keep the Rez Beautiful is raffling off a kayak to raise proceeds for the nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing the Ross Barnett Reservoir area. Bass Pro Shops donated the red, 10-foot Ascend A10, an entry-level kayak. KRB is selling the tickets for $3 each or $5 for two. Tickets can be purchased from the following … Read more Make a Donation for a Chance to Win a Kayak! ...

Help us design a park

Keep the Rez Beautiful has plans to beautify a vacant site near the Ross Barnett Reservoir and is asking nearby residents for help in designing this project. The site is along Scenic Drive between the Turtle Creek and Forest Point subdivisions. We received a community greening grant, and this site was chosen for a park … Read more Help us design a park ...

KRB designates task force to promote upriver recycling

Our Board of Directors met Friday to discuss upcoming projects for the organization to tackle. The board voted to get a group of folks together to try to promote recycling of aluminum cans (and other recyclables, like plastic bottles) as boaters come to the boat launches. Right now, trash is deposited in dumpsters, which KRB … Read more KRB designates task force to promote upriver recycling ...

Good news from the sandbars!

We have spent the past few months working with local officials to reduce the large amount of litter left along the upriver beaches each weekend. And this weekend proved we definitelty made progress, and we appreciate the cooperation of all of the folks who enjoy the Reservoir. Typically, five boat loads of trash are combed … Read more Good news from the sandbars! ...