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April 2019

Volunteer: Litter Cleanup Long Hunter State Park

April 27 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Long Hunter State Park, 2910 Hobson Pike
Hermitage, TN 37076 United States
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Join us as we clean up our water! Volunteers will help remove trash from the banks of Percy Priest Lake. Volunteers are welcome anytime from 8:00am - 1:00pm to help us clean up the area. This event would not be possible without the support of the The Friends of Long Hunter State Park, Long Hunter State Park, the Tennessee Valley Authority, and Nobody Trashes Tennessee. A big thank you to Rockwood Recycling for providing support for the event and helping…

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May 2019

Green Tie at the Zoo

May 3 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Nashville Zoo, 3777 Nolensville Pike
Nashville, TN 37211
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The Green Tie event is a fun way for YOU to make a difference in improving our environment, communities and public health. Green Tie benefits the Tennessee Environmental Council who has been caring for Tennesse's environment since 1970. Green Tie is a great opportunity to have fun while celebrating the Council's successes and networking with other environmental and political leaders in Tennessee. Green Tie at the Zoo is hosted by the Honorable Bob Freeman & Rachel Freeman, Rod & Antonia…

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Volunteer: Litter Cleanup – Goodlettsville/Millersville

May 4 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Join the Cumberland River Compact as we clean up the river! Volunteers will help remove trash, tires, and other debris from Slaters Creek. This event would not be possible without the support of the City of Goodlettsville, TN Government, City of Millersville, Sumner County, Tennessee, Tennessee Valley Authority, Nobody Trashes Tennessee, and Bridgestone Tires. Register for more information: https://crc.kindful.com/register/gdl

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Nashville Greenfield Restoration Project – Pollinator Garden Planting

May 11 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on May 11, 2019 at 9:00am

Spring is here! Help Tennessee Environmental Council weed, plant, and maintain pollinator habitat at the Nashville Greenfield Restoration Project. All ages event. No experience needed. Registration required.   Questions? Contact Sam West Field Operations Manager sam@tectn.org 615.423.0714

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Volunteer: Litter Cleanup Fairgrounds – Nashville

May 11 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join the Cumberland River Compact as we clean up the Fairgrounds - Nashville! Volunteers will help remove trash from the area to help prevent it washing into Browns Creek. This event would not be possible without the support of the The Fairgrounds Nashville, the Tennessee Valley Authority, and Nobody Trashes Tennessee. Register for more information: https://crc.kindful.com/register/nfg

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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

Metro Stormwater Management Committee Meeting

June 6 @ 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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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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