Education is the heart of our mission and we believe every child in Arkansas deserves to grow up in a clean, green and beautiful state! We strive to inspire and encourage children in Arkansas to do their part to help keep Arkansas beautiful.That's why we developed our educational mascot program, featuring Otto the Otter, to help educate and inspire our youth.

We are proud to announce the release of our first ever original children's book, Otto the Otter and the Great Arkansas Mystery, and its companion animal/litter fact workbook!

The Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission and Staff work with educators around the state to distribute our classroom materials and help teach the children of Arkansas the importance of environmental responsibility and safety. Our goal is to instill a sense of pride, responsibility, and love for our state for many generations to come. Learn more about our educational program and tools available for you, and read a free copy of Otto the Otter and the Great Arkansas Mystery on our For Teachers page.

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