- Protecting Virginia’s scenic viewsheds
- Promoting more walkable and bicycle friendly options in communities
- Promoting tree planting, roadside wildflower and scenic byway programs
As we get nearer Election time, we thought we’d look at some green Presidents
It’s coming in April-the 2012 Great American Cleanup!
The James River Association’s Extreme Stream Makeover was conducted the week of April 11, 2011 and targeted the Stoney Run watershed. The community-wide event focused on three sites, one of which was Denbigh High School (DHS). Thanks to the Beautification and Community Greening grant from Keep Virginia Beautiful, JRA was able to complete a unique project with DHS.
“Butts Are Litter Too!,” Keep Suffolk Beautiful and the Suffolk Clean Community Commission launched a Cigarette Litter Prevention campaign to reduce the amount of cigarette butts littered in city parks and at major city-sponsored events.
The purpose of the giveaway was to increase awareness about plastic bag litter and that the fact that re-usable bags were better for the environment.
After winning their grant from KVB, Staunton River State Park cleans up cigarette litter and installs new receptacles.
If you’re reading this you can thank a power plant. But what’s the cost?