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…

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Composting with worms

Compost is decomposed organic material, made up of materials like leaves, shredded twigs, and plant-based kitchen scraps.* But it takes more than organic material to create quality compost. We need decomposers as well. While many composts rely on decomposers like fungus, bacteria, and various invertebrates, there are many different composting methods. Compositing with worms, also…

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Activity Kits Available!

Keep Austin Beautiful’s Activity Kits are an educational way for parents, educators, and community groups to bring environmental education to students of all ages. Activity Kits are available and FREE to everyone, and with 10+ different options, are sure to provide a unique way for students to learn about the world around them. They are…

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Youth Education Registration – NOW OPEN!

Keep Austin Beautiful is excited to offer you another amazing year of our hands-on, TEKS-aligned youth environmental education programming, FREE of charge, for this coming school year! Registration for our Clean Creek Campus and Generation Zero programs is NOW OPEN for all interested teachers! Clean Creek Campus Clean Creek Campus is hands-on, science-based programming designed…