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January 2019

Little Harpeth River Cleanup

January 24 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Brentwood Library, 8109 Concord Rd
Brentwood, TN 37027 United States
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Looking for a way to Be River Responsible this year? Come join the Brentwood Noon Rotary on January 26th from 9am to noon for their 14th Annual Cleanup! Participants will meet at the Brentwood Library at 8:30am for registration and instruction. We hope to see you out there! #BeRiverResponsible #DontBeCrappie #HarpethRiverCleanup Learn more about Harpeth Conservancy's Be River Responsible program, including some key guidelines to help be river responsible: http://www.harpethconservancy.org/programs/recreation/beriverresponsible

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River Talks (Root Nashville: The City’s Ambitious Tree Planting Campaign)

January 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cumberland River Compact, 2 Victory Ave, Ste 300
Nashville, TN 37213 United States
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Join the Cumberland River Compact at their upcoming River Talks! Root Nashville's official launch was October 3, 2018. This initiative from the Mayor's office addresses the loss of Nashville's tree canopy and how the "It City" can be a greener, healthier city. Join us as we learn more about the Root Nashville campaign to plant 500,000 trees by 2050. Come find out, who can participate, what kinds of trees will be selected, where will they be planted, and how will…

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The Green Hour

January 27 @ 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm

Join the Tennessee Environmental Council at their upcoming The Green Hour event! This is an opportunity to learn about environmental problems and solutions in Tennessee in the company of others sharing similar interests. The event consists of a brief educational presentation, immediately followed by informal discussion and networking. Each event offers light refreshments, including a featured wine and tasty appetizer provided by Miel Restaurant. This week's event topic presented by Jeff Barrie, Interim CEO of Tennessee Environmental Council, will be…

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Get Food Smart TN Workshop: Educate to Reduce Food Waste

January 31 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join the Tennessee Green Gov for their upcoming event, Get Food Smart TN Workshop: Educate to Reduce Food Waste, as they provide guidance on educating employees and customers about reducing food waste. This workshop will also create a space to share ideas on collaborating to launch a statewide educational campaign to educate Tennesseans on the issue of food waste. The agenda will begin promptly at 9:30am, with check-in, networking, and light refreshments beginning at 9am. Components of the workshop will include…

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River Talks (Showing of: “Voyage of Adventure: Retracing Donelson’s Journey”)

January 31 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Cumberland River Compact, 2 Victory Ave, Ste 300
Nashville, TN 37213 United States
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Join the Cumberland River Compact for a film screening of "Voyage of Adventure" with a Q&A session afterward with producer Will Pedigo and John Guider. About the Film: In 1779, John Donelson set out on a river journey that would lead to the founding of Nashville. Photographer John Guider followed 240 years later, capturing contemporary images of Tennessee’s waters in a boat of his own making. This is the story of one man’s love of nature. It’s also a story…

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February 2019

Metro Stormwater Management Committee Meeting

February 7 @ 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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River Talks (The Language of Water)

February 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cumberland River Compact, 2 Victory Ave, Ste 300
Nashville, TN 37213 United States
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Join the Cumberland River Compact at their upcoming River Talk! We know rivers serve civilizations in vital ways, but this River Talk will explore a role for rivers you might not have considered: as inspiration for poets and writers. In this discussion, we’ll move away from the literal and towards the metaphorical. We’ll exchange scientific and historical language for the imaginative. We’ll read and explore poetry and discover how the rivers within us shape not just our relationship with the…

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Tour the Recycling Center!

February 13 @ 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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River Talks (New Discoveries and Lessons of the Past at Mound Bottom)

February 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cumberland River Compact, 2 Victory Ave, Ste 300
Nashville, TN 37213 United States

Join the Cumberland River Compact at their upcoming River Talk! Hundreds of years before French traders established a trading post along the Cumberland River, the Nashville area was home to an extensive and thriving ancient Native American culture known as the Middle Cumberland Mississippian. From the 11th through 13th centuries AD, the paramount center for this culture was the Mound Bottom site, located along the Harpeth River in Cheatham County. Mound Bottom features at least 12 earthen mounds, and along with…

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Dirt on Composting at Turnip Green Creative Reuse

February 16 @ 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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