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The Hump

Or midpoint of any project is a good time to review.  I envisioned this project as a ‘season’, not forever, so I took this late March evening to read my own blog entries.   370 more words

Civic Activism

We Need to Talk Some Trash

Charlene DeSha is the person behind the non-profit organization Keep Blount Beautiful. She is originally from South Carolina, but Maryville has been her home for 15 years: “People just don’t understand how great the community is. 602 more words



Some would call what I do a form of ‘land clamming’, and me a ‘land clammer’, but it’s not and I’m not.  Not that there’s anything wrong with that. 658 more words

Civic Activism

"Brought to you by the Ad Council"

When indulging in half hour increments of TV online, one phrase is bound to come up in any run of a truly great hulu binge: “Brought to you by the Ad Council.” 383 more words

Greetings from DC!

Today’s blog comes from our Director of Development & Marketing, Morgan Justice Black, who along with another member of the ILACSD team, are in Washington DC this week for the Keep America Beautiful conference. 607 more words


Guide to Cigarette Litter Prevention

Guide to Cigarette Litter Prevention
Source: Keep America Beautiful

A cigarette butt or cigar tip dropped to the ground seems insignificant. But follow that butt as it’s carried off by rain into storm drains and eventually to streams and rivers.

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Learn With Us, week of Jan. 12

Getting Dirty with Durham County Master Gardeners Radio Show  – Broadcasts Tuesdays at 2:00pm on WCOM 103.5  Can be heard live or replayed any time at  76 more words

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