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2 Victory Ave, Ste 300
Nashville, TN 37213 United States

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February 2019

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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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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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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