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March 2019

Dirt on Composting at Turnip Green Creative Reuse

March 30 @ 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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April 2019

Metro Stormwater Management Committee Meeting

April 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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An Untold Story of Bridgestone Nature Reserve: Chestnut Mountain

April 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cumberland River Compact, 2 Victory Ave, Ste 300
Nashville, TN 37213 United States
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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…

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9th Annual Nashville Outdoor Recreation Festival & Expo

April 6 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Bells Bend Park, 4187 Old Hickory Blvd
Nashville, TN 37218 United States
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9th Annual Nashville Outdoor Recreation Festival & Expo Saturday, April 6 from 9:00a.m.-3:30p.m. Spend the day at Bells Bend Outdoor Center at the 8th Annual Nashville Outdoor Recreation Festival & Expo. Come out and see the latest and greatest equipment. Ask questions from the pros! More vendors being added every day!!! For more information call (615) 862-4187

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Lytle Creek Restoration Project with Tennessee Environmental Council

April 6 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
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Lytle Creek Restoration - TEC

In cooperation with the State of Tennessee and the Tennessee Department of Agriculture, Tennessee Environmental Council aims to restore several thousand linear feet of the Lytle Creek Watershed. Currently, the waterway is polluted, and we are applying sustainable practices to clean it up for the long-term. The Council depends on volunteers from the community to improve Lytle Creek.  We encourage you to take part. Please scroll down to see the current volunteer opportunities at Lytle Creek. Thank you to TEC's sponsors…

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Tour the Recycling Center!

April 10 @ 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 Talk – Hidden Rivers: A Film Screening and Discussion

April 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Montgomery Bell Academy, 4001 Harding Pike
Nashville, TN 37205
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Join the Cumberland River Compact for the Nashville premiere of this film and panel discussion with local experts and the film's producer and director, Jeremy Monroe. Hidden Rivers is Freshwaters Illustrated's film and visual media campaign to shine light on the beauty and ecological value of North America's aquatic biodiversity hotspot: the rivers and streams of Southern Appalachia. The film follows the work of conservation biologists and explorers throughout the region, and reveals both the beauty and vulnerability of this…

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Volunteer: Litter Cleanup – Gallatin

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join the Cumberland River Compact as we clean up the river! Volunteers will help remove trash from the banks of Station Camp Creek in Gallatin, TN. This event would not be possible without the support of the Gallatin City Government, Tennessee Valley Authority, Nobody Trashes Tennessee, and Bridgestone Tires. Register for more information: https://crc.kindful.com/register/gal

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Walking Tour of Nashville’s Drinking Water Treatment Plant

Join us on a 45-minute walking tour of the K.R. Harrington Water Treatment Plant and see how Metro Water Services provides over 200,000 customers with clean, safe drinking water every day. During the walking tour of the treatment plant, you will learn about drinking water treatment processes and what Metro Water Services is doing to stay ahead of the curve as Nashville grows. Please note: Registration is REQUIRED. Tours are for adults, 18+ years and older. Please contact the organizer…

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Richland Creek Run XIII

April 20 @ 7:30 am - 10:00 am
The Cohn Learning Center, 4805 Park Ave.
Nashville, TN 37209 United States
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The 13th annual Richland Creek Run & Walk will lead participants along a certified five-mile course through sections of the historic Sylvan Park neighborhood and along the Richland Creek Greenway. Net proceeds from this event benefit Greenways for Nashville, a non-profit organization dedicated to creating, preserving, and promoting a system of greenways in Nashville and Davidson County. To register for the run or get more information, please visit: www.richlandcreekrun.com The run will begin at 8 a.m. outside of The Cohn…

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