Keep La Plata Beautiful


Workgroup meetings vary. The Beautification Commission meets monthly to coordinate ongoing Keep La Plata Beautiful projects and activities.

Keep La Plata Beautiful

(All workgroups and volunteers) 

  • 4th Monday, 9:00 AM
  • Council Conference Room, Town Hall

Arts Workgroup

(Promotion of the arts)

  • Every other month, 1st Thursday, 4:00 PM
  • Virtual

Bee City USA

(Supporting bees, pollinators, and their habitats)

  • 2nd Friday, 2:00 PM
  • Virtual

Healthy Habitats

(Bird City Maryland, native plantings)

  • As needed to coordinate activities
  • Town Hall

Litter Bees

(Litter abatement, Adopt-a-Spot)

  • 2nd Monday, 9:00 AM
  • Town Hall

Tree Advisory Group

(Tree plantings and forest stewardship)

  • As needed to coordinate activities


The activities of Keep La Plata Beautiful (KLBP) are guided by the goals of the Keep America Beautiful program:

  • Clean - End littering and graffiti, provide opportunities for watershed stewardship through community cleanups
    • Join one of our quarterly cleanups in Downtown La Plata
    • Ask us about the Adopt-A-Spot program - you, your family, your business or organization... clean up and green up a public space for everyone to enjoy!
  • Green - Improve recycling and greenscaping, promote sustainable living and business practices (Green Team/Sustainable Maryland, Bird City Maryland)
  • Beautiful - Beautify communities through plantings and public art (Arts Workgroup, Tree City USA)

For more information, please visit our Facebook page, email KLPB, or email Kelly Phipps, KLPB Program Coordinator, or call 301-934-8421.

If you are interested in serving on a board, committee, or commission, please apply and contact the Mayor or any member of the Council.