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We inspire and educate all Austinites to volunteer together, beautify green spaces, clean waterways, and reduce waste every day.

You can make Austin a more beautiful place!

National Pollinator Week: Get to Know Our Local Pollinators

Pollinator Week is here! This is a time to celebrate, recognize, and protect our Earth’s pollinators for doing an amazing job at sustaining our ecosystems and providing us goods which our lives depend on. Pollinato­­r Week is an annual event celebrated internationally to honor pollinators, support their health, and spread information on what we can do…

Keep Austin Beautiful Clean Creek Campus students throwing seedballs into tall grass

Step by step guide to making your own seed balls!

One of the easiest, and, arguably, most fun ways to keep Austin beautiful is to protect and promote the amazing biodiversity of plant and animal life we have in our city.  Biodiversity is just a word that describes the variety or number of different kinds of living things in a given space. Having lots of…

Biodiversity in Central Texas

Biodiversity is a measure of the living things (plants, animals, bacteria, humans) within a particular region or ecosystem. The measure is also used to determine the amount of variety among living things. We can even measure the biodiversity on the scale of the planet earth!  We evaluate how biologically diverse an area is by counting…