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February 2019

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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River Talks (Saving the Streamside Salamander, an Ephemeral Stream Specialist)

February 21 @ 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! The State Endangered streamside salamander is an incredibly unique amphibian native to the counties surrounding Nashville and Murfreesboro, Tennessee. These salamanders live underground for the majority of the year, but during the winter months, they depend upon the ephemeral streams of Middle Tennessee to breed and lay their eggs. Sadly, these streams are heavily impacted by the high rate of land development in the area, and because the full extent…

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River Talks (TN H2O: Tennessee’s Roadmap to Securing the Future of Our Water)

February 28 @ 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! In January 2018, Gov. Haslam announced the appointment of a steering committee of leaders from federal, state and local governments, industry, academia, environmental advocacy groups and public utilities to develop a statewide plan for future water availability in Tennessee. Subject matter experts in various fields were then assembled into working groups to study the current state of water resources. The plan, named TN H2O: Tennessee’s Roadmap to Securing the Future…

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March 2019

Metro Stormwater Management Committee Meeting

March 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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