Nashville City Nature Challenge at Warner Park

Nicholle Gerde

Grab your binoculars, magnifying glass and field guide-and you’re going to need your smartphone for this: Nashville has again accepted the City Nature Challenge, and the Nature Center will organize a mass inventory of our living laboratory. No expertise required. Registration details coming soon. Check out iNaturalist.com for more information

City Nature Challenge 2019: Nashville, TN

Nicholle Gerde

Biodiversity is everywhere, even in thriving urban areas like Nashville. Imagine how long it would take one or two scientists to explore Nashville and catalog all the plants and animals! Instead, we need YOU to be a citizen scientist and document the wildlife you see in your backyard, schoolyard, or local park. During the Nashville City Nature Challenge from April … Read More

Richland Creek Run XIII

Nicholle Gerde

The 13th annual Richland Creek Run & Walk will lead participants along a certified five-mile course through sections of the historic Sylvan Park neighborhood and along the Richland Creek Greenway. Net proceeds from this event benefit Greenways for Nashville, a non-profit organization dedicated to creating, preserving, and promoting a system of greenways in Nashville and Davidson County. To register for … Read More

9th Annual Nashville Outdoor Recreation Festival & Expo

Nicholle Gerde

9th Annual Nashville Outdoor Recreation Festival & Expo Saturday, April 6 from 9:00a.m.-3:30p.m. Spend the day at Bells Bend Outdoor Center at the 8th Annual Nashville Outdoor Recreation Festival & Expo. Come out and see the latest and greatest equipment. Ask questions from the pros! More vendors being added every day!!! For more information call (615) 862-4187

WEED WRANGLE AT THE WARNER PARKS

Nicholle Gerde

Join Friends of Warner Parks and the Harpeth Conservancy as we team up to protect native species and combat the spread of invasive plants. Learn more about how plants like honeysuckle and privet threaten native ecosystems and have some fun getting your hands dirty as we work to restore riparian buffer zones along the Little Harpeth River. We will be … Read More

Grand Opening Party at the New Patagonia Nashville

Nicholle Gerde

Patagonia is making its way to Nashville! Join us to celebrate the opening of our new store on February 28 with a Grand Opening Party from 6 – 9 pm. A $5 donation at the door to Rivive! Nashville gets you entrance to the party, a custom reusable Patagonia Nashville pint cup with pours from Jackalope Brewing Co., tasty BBQ … Read More

River Talks (TN H2O: Tennessee’s Roadmap to Securing the Future of Our Water)

Nicholle Gerde

Join the Cumberland River Compact at their upcoming River Talk! In January 2018, Gov. Haslam announced the appointment of a steering committee of leaders from federal, state and local governments, industry, academia, environmental advocacy groups and public utilities to develop a statewide plan for future water availability in Tennessee. Subject matter experts in various fields were then assembled into working … Read More

WEED WRANGLE AND TREE PLANTING AT MCCABE PARK

Nicholle Gerde

RCWA is hosting a tree planting and invasive plant removal in honor of 250K Tree Day and Weed Wrangle! Help us restore Richland Creek habitats by signing up to volunteer with this link! We’ll be planting trees and removing invasive ground cover from habitats so the old trees can survive. RCWA will provide tools and supplies, but feel free to bring work gloves, tools, and especially a water … Read More

Tree Planting with Harpeth Conservancy!

Nicholle Gerde

Plant tree seedlings along the bank of the Harpeth River with us! When: February 23rd from 9-12pm Where: LL Burns Park, Kingston Springs Why It Matters: Trees are essential for a healthy watershed. Interested in volunteering or know a group who would love to help volunteer? Contact Samantha!

River Talks (Saving the Streamside Salamander, an Ephemeral Stream Specialist)

Nicholle Gerde

Join the Cumberland River Compact at their upcoming River Talk! The State Endangered streamside salamander is an incredibly unique amphibian native to the counties surrounding Nashville and Murfreesboro, Tennessee. These salamanders live underground for the majority of the year, but during the winter months, they depend upon the ephemeral streams of Middle Tennessee to breed and lay their eggs. Sadly, … Read More