Whether you choose to be pool-side, lake-side, or lounging in a hammock this summer, there are tons of great opportunities for you to incorporate some literature into the next few months. Included below are some environmentally-focused recommendations to spruce up that summer reading list of yours.
Individuals, businesses, organizations, and communities are continuously finding ways to better Oklahoma and preserve its natural beauty. KOB supports these efforts and desires to provide recognition to Oklahomans through the Environmental Excellence Competition and Celebration.
For groups looking to revitalize the face of their communities, Fresh Paint Days (FPD) is a beneficial and free program, available to anyone in Oklahoma communities.
In a collaboration of city, state, nonprofit, and private industry, Martin Nature Park was revitalized as part of the Great American Cleanup in Oklahoma. In celebration of Arbor Week, Keep Oklahoma Beautiful, OKC Beautiful, Oklahoma City Community Foundation, P&K Equipment, Warren CAT, and Oklahoma Forestry Services worked together on March 24 and 25 to enhance the park’s natural areas
Congratulations to our 2017 GAC Grant recipients! This year, 36 organizations in Oklahoma were selected as recipients of the OGE Cash Grants. 11 groups were selected to receive a P&K Equipment Grant.
After two rounds of judging, winners have been selected for our 2016 End Litter contest! We were impressed with the level of talent we saw in the submissions this year. Though we wish we could award everyone, last week's public voting selected our High School and College category winners. Congratulations to creator of the winning high school video, Kenzie Uhr of Mount Saint Mary's High School! And congratulations to Jason McNaughton and Leo Guerrero of the University of Central Oklahoma, the End Litter collegiate winners!
Oklahoma was well-represented at Keep America Beautiful's annual awards ceremony in Washington, D.C. last night. Awards were presented to Keep Oklahoma Beautiful; the Oklahoma Department of Transportation; the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority; the Department of Agriculture, Food & Forestry; and KOB Affiliate, OKC Beautiful.
Thanks to the generosity of the Oklahoma Department of Transportation and the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality, we are able to present several of our affiliate with funding to selected affiliate through our Roadside Beautification and Environmental Beautification grants.
Today, Keep Oklahoma Beautiful welcomes a new full-time staff member to our team.