JOHNSTON, IOWA (April 20, 2021) — Take fun, educational virtual field-trips across the state with Iowa PBS Education's newest initiative, 

DES MOINES, IOWA (March 5, 2021) — The Keep Iowa Beautiful (KIB) Board of Directors announced the following award winners for 2021. Governor Kim Reynolds will present the awards at a ceremony at the State Capitol on Tuesday, March 30, 3PM. The Governor will be signing a proclamation kicking off April as Keep Iowa Beautiful month.

DES MOINES, IOWA (February 26, 2021) — State Auditor Rob Sand announced a review of solar-energy projects at Iowa’s schools, cities, and other public entities. A total of eighty communities are currently using solar-energy installations across the state. Those participating in this review reported annual savings as high as $80,000. The average annual savings was more than $26,475, and the average savings over the lifetime of the installation was $716,437.

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA (February 18, 2021) — With Spring approaching join Iowa communities in Pick-Up Iowa. The program is part of Keep America Beautiful's Great American Cleanup-the nation's largest community improvement program. It is estimated 20,000 communities participate nationwide.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (February 16, 2021) — Rechargeable batteries have created fires at the Waste Commission of Scott County facilities. Keep rechargeable batteries out of your garbage and recycling carts, and drop them off for proper disposal, instead.

JOHNSTON, IOWA (February 2, 2021) — Anticipation is growing for Iowa PBS's latest gardening special. Gardening with Steil 2 premieres on-air and online Saturday, February 20, 2PM, as part of Festival 2021. The program will be rebroadcast Sunday, February 21, 12PM, and Saturday, March 13, 4PM, on statewide Iowa PBS.

MARION, IOWA (January 28, 2021) Small trees with big futures are available for planting projects across Iowa and in the Quad Cities area of Illinois through a partnership between environmental non-profit Trees Forever, GreenState Credit Union and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.

MARION, IOWA (December 16, 2020) — Trees Forever today announced that its board of directors has appointed Kiley A Miller as Executive Director.

Miller will be responsible for leading the organization at a critical time, as communities and farms across Iowa and Illinois recover from August's devastating derecho damage.

MARION, IOWA (November 13, 2020) Trees Forever, a local non-profit organization, has announced a citizen campaign to support replanting the trees devastated by the August derecho. The Planting Hope campaign will plan for the purchase and repopulation of trees in communities including Cedar Rapids, Marion, Hiawatha, Marshalltown, and rural areas in the derecho's path.

IOWA FALLS, IOWA (October 5, 2020) In the year 2000, former Governor Robert Ray and Founder and Chairman of Casey's General Stores Donald Lamberti finalized their plans to create a state-wide organization that would assist Iowa communities in making the state a better place to live, work, and raise a family. KEEP IOWA BEAUTIFUL was born, the 23rd state-affiliate of Keep America Beautiful.