To engage and unite Virginians to improve our natural and scenic environment.

Beautification

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  • Protecting Virginia’s scenic viewsheds
  • Promoting more walkable and bicycle friendly options in communities
  • Promoting tree planting, roadside wildflower and scenic byway programs
Martinsville’s makes good on their 30 in 30

Southwest Piedmont VA Master Naturalist Chapter Reports in on their 30 in 30 Grant Thanks to the KVB grant and a community volunteers, tremendous improvements have been made in J. Frank Wilson Memorial Park.  Once considered an unsafe place for families, the stigma is slowly beginning to change as the park is restored to its […]

Historic Jackson Ward – Grant Winner Reporting In

The Historic Jackson Ward Association reports on their Grant usage!

Washington Henry Goes Reusable!

Washington Henry Elementary School won a grant from Keep Virginia Beautiful to promote the reducing, reusing, and recycling of plastic bags. With this grant, the WHES Go Green Committee was able to purchase 700 reusable bags!

Waste Watchers of the Eastern Shore Signs In!

Trash Talk, an occasional column about garbage by Jenny OʼNeill A Sign of the Times Have you seen the signs sprouting up in parking lots along the Shore? Look for them and pass the word to your friends and neighbors. This summer is Bring Your Own Bag season on the Eastern Shore. Waste Watchers is […]

Maya Bee by Jenn Mayhew
I’m not Green. I’m more of a Liver color.

I’m not really green, but I like a Beautiful Virginia too!

Got an Opinion on Mountaintop Removal?

The EPA is having hearings on Mountaintop Removal mining in Wise County. KVB wants your opinion.

A Forest Runs Through It

Sorry, no Brad Pitt here, but we do have almost 60,000 acres of State Forest running through our commonwealth.