An Untold Story of Bridgestone Nature Reserve: Chestnut Mountain
April 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
In June 2018, Bridgestone Americas, Inc. donated nearly 5,800 acres to The Nature Conservancy. The BridgestoneNature Reserve at Chestnut Mountain is an iconic landscape located on Tennessee’s Cumberland Plateau, a region of extraordinary conservation significance due to high terrestrial, aquatic and subterranean biodiversity. However, early plans for Chestnut Mountain included a resort and a world-class golf course designed by Jack Nicklaus. Hear the story of how of the world’s largest tire manufacturer and the world’s largest conservation organization teamed up to ensure that Chestnut Mountain would be Forever Protected. Hear why this landscape plays such a critical role in the effort to protect climate resilient forests and key wildlife migration corridors. In addition, learn how innovative carbon sequestration strategies can catalyze, accelerate and help fund important conservation efforts, as well as help corporations, met their environmental sustainability goals.
All River Talks are free and open to the public. Lunches from Apple Spice can be reserved when you RSVP and is $10 payable on the day of the event.
Where: The Cumberland River Compact, located on the 3rd floor of the Bridge Building, 2 Victory Ave, Nashville, TN 37213.
Parking: Free parking is available in Lot R South of the Nissan Stadium parking lot. Permitted parking is available in Lot R NW. Map and passes are below.
Schedule: Doors open and lunch will be available at 11:30 am, the presentation will run from 12:00-12:50.
For questions please email Catherine.Price@cumberlandrivercompact.org or call us at 615-837-1151 ext. 201
For more information about River Talks, please visit our website.
Photo by: Terry Cook