Webinars are hosted regularly to educate and connect affiliates to their Keep Texas Beautiful staff and community. View some of our more popular webinar topics below.
The Adopt-a-Highway program is an internationally recognized litter prevention effort that gives Texans a way to beautify and give back to their community. Want to learn more about Adopt-a-Highway? Check out our 101 Webinar to learn the basics of the program, including program history, guidelines, application process and more.
Public Art as Placemaking Tool: Getting From Ideas to Installations
Elia Quiles, the co-founder and Principal of UP Arts Studio in Houston, speaks about “mini murals”, which seeks to transform drab utility cabinets in the public right of way into vibrant artworks that beautify and uplift communities. Mini Murals instill civic pride, improve neighborhoods, honor and celebrate people and cultural histories, and advance equity.
Kelly Hancock with Keep Levelland Beautiful speaks about the public art program that brings together Levelland’s historical railroad culture with educational art. Railroad bungalows have been wrapped with artwork depicting the area with themes for each bungalow to include oil, soil, education and the City of Mosaics.
Placemaking Webinar Series: Activating Public Spaces
Intro to KTB Programs & Resources
Join KTB staff members for this webinar to learn more about Keep Texas Beautiful programs and resources. This webinar will provide information that will be helpful for new affiliates, communities who are looking at becoming affiliates, and anyone who is just wanting a refresher on all things KTB! Program Director Sara Nichols and Program Manager Sara Walters will walk attendees through the history of KTB, the benefits of becoming an affiliate, current KTB projects and programs, and how to become a KTB affiliate.
Who should attend:
- Communities interested in KTB affiliation
- New KTB affiliates
- New KTB affiliate coordinators
- KTB partner organizations
- Anyone interested in learning more about KTB
Caring for Native Trees
Join our friends at the Texas A&M Forest Service to discuss Texas Arbor Day and learn about native trees and how to care for them! Texas A&M Forest Service conserves and protects the resources and lands of the Lone Star State. Conserving Texas’ trees and forests, the state agency helps property owners maintain land and natural resources to ensure forestlands remain productive and healthy not only for the environment, but for generations of Texans to come. Check out all of the great resources they offer at tfsweb.tamu.edu. Texas Arbor Day is an annual state legislated holiday led by Texas A&M Forest Service on the first Friday of November