Environment

Small Green Fest

Date: 
Sat, 10/05/2013 - 3:00pm to 7:00pm

General Information:

This is the second annual Small Green Fest, a family-friendly green

festival held at Clint Small, Jr. Middle School the first weekend in

October. Small Green Fest is a celebration of “all things green” and

showcases successful practices and programs at green schools in

the central Texas area, as well as environmental products and

services available to our community.  This is a community, familyfriendly, non-smoking, zero-waste event open to the public and takes

Ecological Literacy Volunteer Day at Hornsby Bend

Date: 
Sat, 07/27/2013 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
Sat, 08/03/2013 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
Sat, 08/10/2013 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
Sat, 08/17/2013 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
Sat, 08/24/2013 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
Sat, 09/28/2013 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
Sat, 10/26/2013 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
Sat, 12/28/2013 - 9:00am to 1:00pm

• Ecological Literacy Volunteer Day – Help maintain Hornsby Bend! Did you know that all the Hornsby Bend trails, habitat gardens, and kiosks were built and are maintained by volunteers? If you enjoy birding or walking along the Colorado River here, please join us in maintaining these amenities and supporting public access at Hornsby Bend.
• We do three hours work and one hour of learning about the ecology of the Colorado River and Hornsby Bend - Wear work-clothes and work-shoes; bring water and binoculars if interested in birds.

Clean Lady Bird Lake with Keep Austin Beautiful

Date: 
Sat, 08/10/2013 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Location: 

Join Keep Austin Beautiful for the August cleanup of Lady Bird Lake!  Cleanups of the lake happen every other month throughout the year and offer a wide range of locations to clean.  If you're looking to get out on the lake on a kayak or paddle board, sign up for one of our waterway cleanup sites!  If you would like to bring your family or stay dry, sign up for a shoreline site! 

Lady Bird Lake Cleanup

Date: 
Sat, 02/09/2013 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Location: 

Join Keep Austin Beautiful for the first Lady Bird Lake cleanup of 2013! Cleanups of the lake happen every other month throughout the year and offer a wide range of locations to clean. If you're looking to get out on the lake on a kayak or paddle board, sign up for one of our waterway cleanup sites! If you would like to bring your family or stay dry, sign up for a shoreline site!

Clean Lady Bird Lake

Date: 
Sat, 12/08/2012 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Location: 

 

Join Keep Austin Beautiful for our last Lady Bird Lake cleanup of 2012! It's one of the most beautiful spots in Austin, and here's your chance to help keep it that way. Bring your family, friends, service group, coworkers, or just yourself and help us pick up litter from the shorelines.  It's a fun and easy way to do your part in keeping our city beautiful.

KAB Annual Awards Luncheon

Date: 
Wed, 12/05/2012 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

KAB Annual Awards Luncheon

December 5th, 2012 at 11:00 am

The KAB Annual Awards Luncheon honors the efforts of businesses, individuals, and community groups, both large and small, that serve as inspirations for our community towards greater environmental stewardship.

Clean Sweep- Volunteer Registration Open March 5th

Date: 
Sat, 04/14/2012 - 9:00am to 11:00am

Join us for KAB’s 27th Annual Clean Sweep! Clean Sweep is Keep Austin Beautiful's annual citywide cleanup that takes place all over Austin.  In just a couple of hours, over 5000 volunteers will join forces at locations across the city to remove trash from our streets, parks, schools, and creeks. Last year we collected over 25 tons of trash!

 

Clean Sweep 2012

Date: 
Sat, 04/14/2012 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Location: 
 
Clean Sweep is KAB's annual citywide cleanup that takes place all over Austin.  The first 4,000 volunteers to register get a free event t-shirt and it’s followed by an awesome Volunteer Party and Environmental Fair at Fiesta Gardens which includes: free lunch, live music, kid’s environmental activities, recycled art, door prizes and more!
 
Cleanups will run from 9:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M.  The volunteer party will start at 11:30 A.M. at Edward Rendon Sr. Park at Fiesta Gardens and go until 1:30pm.
 

Back to the Foodture: Sustainable Strategies to Reverse a Global Crisis

Date: 
Mon, 02/27/2012 - 9:00am to Tue, 02/28/2012 - 1:00pm

 

Back to the Foodture:
Sustainable Strategies to Reverse a Global Crisis
February 27-28, 2012

Food.

Bountiful food is celebration, creative food is art, particular foods mark cultures, lack of food is deadly. Food is so central to who and what we are that we, too often, take it for granted. But many humans are not afforded this luxury.

Clean Lady Bird Lake

Date: 
Sat, 02/11/2012 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Location: 
What better way to show your love for Austin than participating in our first cleanup of the new year? Join hundreds of volunteers as they have a rewarding morning searching high and low for every last bit of trash and getting to know other lake enthusiasts.  Each cleanup will end with a prize for the most unusual object found during the cleanup! 
 

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