- Community Enhancement
- Keep Anna Beautiful
Keep Anna Beautiful
Keep Anna Beautiful is an affiliate program of Keep Texas Beautiful.
Litter is a significant problem throughout North Texas. In addition to spoiling our views and decreasing our property values, it hurts our native plants and animals. Keep Anna Beautiful's mission statement is " To inspire and educate the citizens of Anna to keep our community clean and beautiful." You can be a vital part of living out that statement. We are actively seeking potential volunteers to help us create a positive impact here in Anna.
Explore all Keep Anna Beautiful has to offer:
Volunteers can help us improve the quality of our neighborhoods by:
- Participating in community-wide cleanup events
- Providing education in landscaping classes and information
- Building and maintaining public gardens
Those who would like to participate in a litter clean up event may borrow clean up items such as litter grabbers and safety vests.
Application are now open for Keep Anna Beautiful committee members.
Twice a year, once in the spring and once in the fall, the city hosts litter pick-up events: the Texas Trash-Off and Fall Sweep.
Texas Trash-Off April 10 -15, 2023
Participate in the Keep Anna Beautiful Spring Cleanup at your own pace. All supplies needed can be picked up at the Community Enhancement and Compliance office. Use the sign up form to determine a clean-up location. If you are interested in cleaning a spot not listed, please email email@example.com. Once you have completed your cleanup, log your information in the clean up report.
The group that collects the most trash will win a prize!
The Keep Anna Beautiful crew is working on a Prairie Restoration project at Natural Springs Park. An area of the park along the east section of the trail has been designated as a pocket prairie and will be seeded with native Texas wildflowers and grasses. Seeds were purchased with a grant awarded by the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. Educational signs will be placed along the walking path to highlight the benefits of Prairie Restoration.
Seeding will take place in fall of 2022 and in the spring of 2023 we can hope to view the native Texan prairie!
In 2021, The City of Anna received recognition as a 2021 Tree City USA.
Trees are an asset to a community when properly planted and maintained. They help improve the visual appeal of a neighborhood, increase property values, reduce home cooling costs, remove air pollutants, and provide wildlife habitat, among many other benefits.
Texas Arbor Day is celebrated on the first Friday in November each year. Fall is a better time to plant trees in Texas due to the cooler temperatures. The City has celebrated in the past by planting trees at Slayter Creek park and giving out tree saplings. Be on the lookout for how you can join in this year's celebration!
There are currently three Adopt-A-Spot location in the City of Anna. These groups agree to conducting quarterly clean-ups for a one year time period with the option to renew.
Current Adopt-A-Spot Groups:
Slayter Creek Park - Anna-Melissa Democrats
Natural Springs Park - Hurricane Creek Rotary Club
Baldwin Park - New Life Church Anna
If your group is interested in volunteering for an Adopt-A-Spot location please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Locations are determined by the Neighborhood Services Department and are on a first come first serve basis.
Visit Texas Smart Scape to learn about native Texas plants.
Read about water conservation through harvesting rainwater.
Texas Pure Products
We are pleased to partner with Texas Pure Products to offer residents a 10% discount on the product of your choice or half off delivery (whichever is better with the purchase of 5Cy of product or more).
Use the code ANNA at checkout.