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Sustainable Lawn Care Alternatives after No Mow Month

Be kind to your local waterways and wildlife by implementing one of these backyard conservation tips this summer!

A Common Goal Through Food and Water

Read this blog post, written with The Nashville Food Project, to learn about how small farms and sustainable farming advocates are working together to change the food landscape of Middle TN.

Depaving Nashville to Improve Water Quality

The Compact’s Depave program is decreasing pollution from stormwater runoff by turning underutilized paved lots into green spaces. Read the blog post to learn more about the benefits of removing impervious surfaces from cities and to see how you can get involved.

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Streamlines is our monthly newsletter that keeps you up to date on the Cumberland River Compact. Sign up to get updates on the Compact’s work and upcoming volunteer opportunities, events, and workshops.

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Three million people and thousands of species depend on clean water from the Cumberland River.

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