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May 2019

Stream Conservation Education in the Digital Age

May 18 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
RIchland Park Library, 4711 Charlotte Ave
Nashville, Tennessee 37209
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Join the Richland Creek Watershed Alliance (RCWA) for a fun presentation about watershed health. Learn about your local watershed, why it’s important, and how to be a good steward of its waterways. RCWA will also share its new visual platform for educating and mobilizing the public to protect Nashville’s waterways.

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Tour the Recycling Center!

May 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 22, 2019

Waste Management – River Hills Recycling Center, 208 River Hills Dr
Nashville, Tennessee 37210
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Have you ever wondered what happens to your recycled materials once they go in your bin? You're invited to join us at the Waste Management Materials Recovery Facility for a FREE tour of the recycling center! Brought to you by Metro Nashville Public Works and Turnip Green Creative Reuse, the tour will include an hour-long interactive presentation and opportunity to see the MRF in action. See how the machines and employees work to sort all of our materials and learn…

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Dirt on Composting at Turnip Green Creative Reuse

May 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until May 25, 2019

Forty percent of the food produced in America never gets eaten! Learn more and find ways to reduce your food waste through composting! Join us for our "Dirt on Composting" workshops, available every other Saturday from 2-3 p.m. at Turnip Green Creative Reuse in partnership with Metro Nashville Public Works. A Waste Reduction Educator will facilitate an interactive presentation AND a hands on reuse art activity that will teach participants how to begin backyard composting. Programs are one hour long,…

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June 2019

The Green Hour – Tennessee Environmental Council

June 9 @ 4:15 am - 5:30 pm
Miel Restaurant, 343 53rd Ave N
Nashville, Tennessee 37209
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Is your home healthy? How healthy can your home become? Join us for the next Green Hour at Miel restaurant as presenters, Erik Daugherty & Lesley Hermann of E3 INNOVATE, LLC, explore the health of homes (and their inhabitants) in Middle Tennessee. The Green Hour is a fun way to explore sustainability topics and how they can improve our lives in the company of others sharing similar interests. The event consists of a brief educational presentation, immediately followed by informal…

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Hellbender on the River

June 20 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cumberland River Compact, 2 Victory Ave, Ste 300
Nashville, TN 37213 United States
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Join the Cumberland River Compact and enjoy live music with a variety of local beers and Hattie B's Hot Chicken. A signature Hellbender cocktail, beer samples, Hattie B's Hot Chicken and sides are included with entry. Several of the featured breweries source water directly from the Cumberland River. Tickets also available at the door.

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WE at the Ridge on Richland Creek

June 27 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Attic Bar (Upstairs), 333 54th Avenue N
Nashville, TN 37209 United States
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July 2019

5th Annual Waterfest!

July 14 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Nashville Cumberland Park, 592 S 1st St
Nashville, Tennessee 37213
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Waterfest is a free, one-day family festival hosted by Cumberland River Compact all about celebrating and connecting children to our local waters. Our goal is to raise awareness about the importance of water quality in our watershed through fun and engaging environmental-based activities suitable for the entire family. There will be waterslides, music, dancing, educational exhibits, prizes, and more! Parking is available in Lot R South of Nissan Stadium. THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS! Presenting Sponsor: Nashville Predators Foundation Bronze…

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Goodlettsville Waterfest

July 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This free family festival is all about celebrating our rivers and connecting children to our local waters. Hosted in partnership with the Cumberland River Compact, this event combines education and fun: attendees will learn about the importance of water quality in our watershed through fun and engaging environmental-based activities suitable for the entire family. Goodlettsville Waterfest will feature an educational scavenger hunt, waterslide, prizes, food, and much more! **Kids will need to have a parent or guardian sign a waiver…

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September 2019

Cumberland River Dragon Boat Festival 2019

September 7 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cumberland Park, East Bank Landing, Downtown Nashville, TN, 300 Downtown Loop
Knoxville, TN United States
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The Cumberland River Compact Dragon Boat Festival is going on its 13th year of hosting the Dragon Boat races off the East Bank Landing of the Cumberland River, just at the end of Lower Broadway in Downtown Nashville. A series of four-boat heats will race a roughly 200 meter stretch of the Cumberland River between the Woodland Street Bridge to the Shelby Street Walking Bridge, to the Grand Champion prize. The races engage Nashville’s most competitive teams to claim the…

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October 2019

Metro Stormwater Management Committee Meeting

October 3 @ 8:15 am - 12:00 pm
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First Thursday of every month
Howard Office Building, 700 2nd Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37210 United States
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The Stormwater Management Committee reviews local development cases located in flood sensitive areas. These meetings are open to the public and take place the first Thursday of every month. Follow the website link to view the upcoming agenda to see if there is a case in your community that you would like to learn about, listen to, or give your opinion on!

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