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October 2018

Why protecting Middle Tennessee’s lands and waters is critical for migratory birds

October 4 @ 12:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cumberland River Compact, 2 Victory Ave, Ste 300
Nashville, TN 37213 United States
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For those of us who love birds, fall means migration. At Warner Park Nature Center, we have been collecting data on fall migrants for over 35 years. Our research reinforces the importance of protecting our lands and rivers as they are critical habitat stopovers for migratory birds who need healthy and intact habitat to rest, refuel, and seek shelter during this most perilous stage in a birds lifecycle. Event Information All River Talks are free and open to the public. You…

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Metro Stormwater Management Committee Meeting

October 4 @ 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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2018 Harpeth Hustle Triathlon

October 6 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Harpeth River State Park, 1640 Cedar Hill Rd
Kingston Springs, Tennessee 37082
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A Paddle Triathlon: 7 Mile Paddle - 3 Mile Run - 11 Mile Bike Benefiting Friends of Harpeth River State Park. 9am Saturday October 6th, 2018. Canoes and Kayaks can be provided. Register and learn more at www.supportapark.com. THE HARPETH HUSTLE TRIATHLON STARTS AT 9:00AM. THERE WILL BE STAGGERED STARTS EVERY 3 - 4 MIN. BEGINNING WITH THE PADDLING PORTION. YOU WILL END THE RIVER PORTION 7.4 MILES DOWNSTREAM AT THE HARRIS STREET BRIDGE TAKE OUT. YOU WILL THEN RUN/WALK 0.5…

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Open Streets Nashville!

October 6 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

We are turning the street into a park! Come do whatever you like in the street when we close it to cars on Sunday, October 7 from 2-6pm. Events and activities will span the 1.8 mile route from 12th South to Edgehill Village with participating businesses and partner organizations offering specials, sales, and entertainment. Bring a bike, bring a board, bring a friend or just yourself and mingle with your community. There will be food trucks, artists, music and a…

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River Swing 2018

October 6 @ 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
River Circle Farm, 210 Jamestown Park Rd
Brentwood, 37027 United States
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An outdoor casual event under the stars along the banks of the State Scenic Harpeth River. Dinner provided by Puckett's, beverages donated by Lipman Brothers, desserts donated by local partners: Baked in Nashville, dKates Catering and Noshville. Entertainment by John Hermann (Widespread Panic) and Joe Andrews (Old Crow Medicine Show) and friends. Silent Auction including items like: Private Canoe trip for 12 down the Harpeth with lunch from Miss Daisy, YETI coolers, 2 roundtrip Southwest airline tickets and more! https://www.facebook.com/events/206669240052270/

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The Chestnut Group Painters: Plein Air Painting for Land & Water Conservation

October 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cumberland River Compact, 2 Victory Ave, Ste 300
Nashville, TN 37213 United States
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Join representatives from Friends of The Chestnut Group to learn about how plein air painting is used to promote land and water conservation. Kim Barrick, Tiffany Foss, and Jane Coble will speak about the history of the Chestnut Group and the art of plein art painting. This talk kicks off The Chestnut Group's show benefiting the Cumberland River Compact. Attendees will have the opportunity to view and purchase the original paintings featuring the Cumberland River watershed. If you would like to view…

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Volunteer: Kayak Cleanup

October 12 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

You are required to register to reserve a kayak, please register below.  https://crc.kindful.com/register/vol-10122018 Join the Cumberland River Compact, Cumberland Kayak, and Turnip Green Creative Reuse for a fun waterway cleanup! Each time it rains, trash is washed into our waterways, disrupting stream life and its natural beauty. We need your help to clean up the water for both paddlers and wildlife alike! Kayaks, sunscreen, life jackets, gloves, grabbers, and trash bags will be provided. Be sure to bring water and a snack; we will…

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Farm Day at Bells Bend Outdoor Center

October 13 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

The Friends of Bells Bend Park are proud to present our Autumn Farm Day . This Year's festivities will include all of our past traditions: farm animals, hay rides, demonstrations, KidsZone, antique tractors, local vendors and local BBQ. This event is free to the public. Old Time Fiddle and Banjo contests with cash prizes, shade tree pickin'. We encourage all, young and old, to join us on October 13th for this full day of Fall Festivities and good ol' Middle…

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River Talks: Emerald Ash Borer in Nashville

October 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cumberland River Compact, 2 Victory Ave, Ste 300
Nashville, TN 37213 United States
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The emerald ash borer beetle is an exotic beetle that was first discovered in Michigan in 2002. The beetle larvae destroy the inside of ash trees eventually causing them to die. The devastating beetle was first confirmed in Davidson County in 2014 and it is expected to affect all native ash trees by 2020 unless they are treated. Come hear about the impact of the emerald ash borer on our urban tree canopy and what you can do to help.…

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Nashville Water Lantern Festival

October 20 @ 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
The Parthenon, 2500 W End Ave
Nashville, 37203 United States
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Water Lantern Festival is filled with fun, happiness, hope, and great memories that you'll cherish for a lifetime. This is a family friendly event that can be shared by everyone. Friends, families, neighbors, and lots of people that you haven't met can come together to create a peaceful, memorable experience. For tickets and more information, please visit the website provided below. ----------------- Event Schedule 5:30 Gates Open 5:30 - 8:00 Enjoy Food Trucks / Music / Fun 8:00  Design your…

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