- Protecting Virginia’s scenic viewsheds
- Promoting more walkable and bicycle friendly options in communities
- Promoting tree planting, roadside wildflower and scenic byway programs
Fauquier County has been awarded a $1,000 grant in the Plastic Bag Recycling Category. Fauquier County is a mostly rural community of 651 square miles, hundreds of county roads, approximately 67,000 residents and a focus on its biggest litter problem: plastic bags.
Nottoway County Public Schools will use the KVB grant monies two fold. First, students will be a provided a hands on learning experience in the Town of Crewe. Crewe’s main park is experiencing erosion issues because of where it is situated, therefore the students will be given the task of studying the land, researching best erosion control options, ecological balancing with native species, planting their chosen plants and finally long term care for those plants.
Downtown Roanoke has been awarded a $1,000 grant by Keep Virginia Beautiful in the Cigarette Litter Prevention Category. Downtown Roanoke will partner with the City of Roanoke, and AdFed to create a Cigarette Litter Prevention Signage Campaign
Patrick Springs Primary School has been awarded a $1,000 grant in the Community Greening and Beautification Category. Patrick Springs Primary School will use the KVB grant to continue to improve and expand their Bowl of Lettuce School Garden.
Southwest Piedmont Virginia Master Naturalist Chapter has been awarded a $1,000 grant in the Beautification and Community Greening Category. @KeepVABeautiful gives away the 4th of 30 grants!
James River Association has been awarded a $1,000 grant in the Beautification and Community Greening Category. The KVB grant program focuses greater resources and attention on individual localities throughout the Commonwealth and how they are addressing the issues of litter prevention, recycling, waste reduction, beautification and education.
On March 24th, KVB along with Altria, Hands On Richmond and The City of Richmond, held a massive Great American Clean-up on the Boulevard between the I-95 and the Diamond. 100+ Volunteers removed 1 ton of litter and debris, planted trees and bushes, counted cigarette butts (almost 9000 butts were retrieved within 2 blocks), and […]